Year: 2007
Module:Attitudes to Minority Ethnic People
Variable:RACCOMP

And again in relation to colour and ethnicity, which of these statements BEST describes how you feel about mixing with people from a different background to your own?

 

%

I prefer the company of people from the same ethnic background as the one that I was brought up in 23
I prefer the company of people from a different ethnic background to the one that I was brought up in 5
I have no preference 63
I donít know anyone of a different ethnic background 9
Other (WRITE IN) 0
Don't know 0

 

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Results for men and women

%

  Male Female
I prefer the company of people from the same ethnic background as the one that I was brought up in 25 20
I prefer the company of people from a different ethnic background to the one that I was brought up in 5 5
I have no preference 62 65
I donít know anyone of a different ethnic background 8 10
Other (write in) 0 0
Don't know 0 1

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

  18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
I prefer the company of people from the same ethnic background as the one that I was brought up in 17 22 18 22 22 32
I prefer the company of people from a different ethnic background to the one that I was brought up in 8 7 4 5 7 1
I have no preference 67 65 70 65 59 55
I donít know anyone of a different ethnic background 8 5 9 8 12 11
Other (write in) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Don't know 0 1 0 0 1 0

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

  Catholic Protestant No religion
I prefer the company of people from the same ethnic background as the one that I was brought up in 20 26 14
I prefer the company of people from a different ethnic background to the one that I was brought up in 6 3 8
I have no preference 66 60 72
I donít know anyone of a different ethnic background 8 11 6
Other (write in) 0 0 0
Don't know 1 0 0

 

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