Year: 2005
Module: Attitudes to Minority Ethnic People
Variable: YRACNPUN

If response to RACASPUN is 'Definitely should not' or 'Probably should not'
Why do you think they should not be punished more severely?

 

%

An assault is an assault no matter who it is carried out on36
The punishment should be equal for all assaults53
The ethnic minorities shouldn't be here in the first place2
It would be prejudice to punish assallants differently5
Ethnic minorities expect to be treated more leniently sometimes 2
Don't know2

 

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Results for men and women

%

  MaleFemale
An assault is an assault no matter who it is carried out on 38 35
The punishment should be equal for all assaults 49 57
The ethnic minorities shouldn't be here in the first place 3 1
It would be prejudice to punish assallants differently 5 4
Ethnic minorities expect to be treated more leniently sometimes 3 1
Don't know 3 2

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

  18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
An assault is an assault no matter who it is carried out on 50 27 46 34 35 29
The punishment should be equal for all assaults 33 55 48 58 56 61
The ethnic minorities shouldn't be here in the first place 5 4 0 2 0 1
It would be prejudice to punish assallants differently 5 7 4 4 3 6
Ethnic minorities expect to be treated more leniently sometimes 6 1 0 1 4 2
Don't know 1 6 2 1 3 2

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

  CatholicProtestantNo religion
An assault is an assault no matter who it is carried out on 41 34 *
The punishment should be equal for all assaults 52 54 *
The ethnic minorities shouldn't be here in the first place 1 2 *
It would be prejudice to punish assallants differently 4 5 *
Ethnic minorities expect to be treated more leniently sometimes 0 3 *
Don't know 2 2 *

* indicates that the number of people in this category is
too small to allow percentages to be calculated.

 

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