Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey 1998

Module: Community Relations

This page lists the questions asked within the Community Relations module in 1998. Clicking on the short variable name printed before every question will bring you to the tables of results for that question. Publications and further information on Community Relations Child can be found on the Community Relations Resources page.

Some of these questions were also asked in the Young Life and Times Survey.

RLRELAGO: Are relations between Protestants and Catholics better now than 5 years ago?

RLRELFUT: Will relations between Protestants and Catholics be better in 5 years time?

RELGALWY: Will religion always make a difference to the way people feel about each other?

OBOSSRLG: Would most people mind if a suitably qualified person of a different religion were appointed as their boss?

SBOSSRLG: Would you mind if a suitably qualified person of a different religion were appointed as your boss?

OMARRRLG: Would most people mind if a close relative were to marry someone of a different religion?

SMARRRLG: Would you mind if a close relative were to marry someone of a different religion?

MXRLGNGH: Would you prefer to live in a neighbourhood with people of only your own religion?

MXRLGWRK: Would you prefer a workplace with people of only your own religion?

OWNMXSCH: Would you prefer a school with children of only your own religion?

RACE1: Which group do you belong to?

OBOSSCH: Would most white people mind if a suitably qualified person of Chinese origin were appointed as their boss?

SBOSSCH: Would you mind if a suitably qualified person of Chinese origin were appointed as your boss?

OMARRCH: Would most white people mind if a close relative were to marry a person of Chinese origin?

SMARRCH: Would you mind if a close relative were to marry a person of Chinese origin?

CLOSSCOT: How close do you feel to people living in Scotland?

CLOSENG: How close do you feel to people living in England?

CLOSIRE: How close do you feel to people living in the Republic of Ireland?

CLOSEEC: How close do you feel to Europeans in general?

CLOSALL: Which group do you feel closest to?

CLOSREL: Do you feel closer to other groups than to people living in Northern Ireland who are a different religion to yourself?

NINATID: Do you think of yourself as British/Irish/Ulster/Northern Irish?

BRITISH: How strongly do you feel yourself to be British?

IRISH: How strongly do you feel yourself to be Irish?

ULSTER: How strongly do you feel yourself to have an Ulster identity?

NIRISH: How strongly do you feel yourself to be Northern Irish?

INSPAIN: What nationality would you say if you were on holiday in Spain?

INENG: What nationality would you say if you were in England?

INROI: What nationality would you say if you were in the Republic of Ireland?

IDENT1: How would you describe yourself?

IDENT2: What is the second most important way you would describe yourself?

IDENT3: What is the third most important way you would describe yourself?

COMPLOSS: Compromise and accommodation means everyone loses out?

COMPBETT: The more people that are willing to compromise, the better off everyone will be?

COMPNSUR: It is possible to compromise without surrendering basic principles?

VIEWLOST: My fear is that my own view point will be lost among louder voices?

VIEWSACC: At some time in the future, the viewpoints of all cultural traditions will be accepted by everyone in Northern Ireland?

EQUALRLG: Are Protestants and Catholics treated equally?

WHOBETT: Who is usually treated better - Protestants or Catholics?

JOBOPPS: Are Protestants/Catholics treated better with job opportunities?

HOUSING: Are Protestants/Catholics treated better with housing?

EXPCULT: Are Protestants/Catholics treated better in expressing their own culture?

TREATPOL: Are Protestants/Catholics treated better by the police?

EDOPPS: Are Protestants/Catholics treated better with educational opportunities?

IMPEQUAL: In which area is it most important that Protestants and Catholics should be treated equally?

EQUITY1: Is this scenario fair?

EQUITY2: Is this scenario fair?

CULTRAD1: Does living in Northern Ireland mean we are influenced by several cultural traditions?

CULTRAD2: Do you have your own cultural tradition and see no need to take part in any others?

CULTRAD3: Does having different cultural traditions in Northern Ireland mean that there will always be conflict between them?

CULTRAD4: Does having different cultural traditions in Northern Ireland enrich us all?

CULTRAD5: Is your cultural tradition always the underdog?

PRIOREQ: Should it be a top priority for government to make sure that Protestants and Catholics are treated equally?

RIGTCATH: Is there always talk about the rights of Catholics but never not about the rights of Protestants?

RIGTPROT: Is there always talk about the rights of Protestants but never not about the rights of Catholics?

 

 

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