Young Life and Times Survey

Attitudes to Minority Ethnic Groups (2003 onwards)

Listed below are the questions asked in the Attitudes to Minority Ethnic Groups module and the years in which they were asked. If you want to see how young people actually answered the questions in a particular year, you can click on the year beside every question.

  • ANYMEG: Do you belong to any of these minority ethnic groups? 2008
  • CONMEG: Have you had contact with anyone from these groups? 2008 2011
  • FRNMEG: Are any of your friends from these backgrounds? 2008 2011
  • HOWMEG: How have you come in contact with people from other ethnic backgrounds? 2008
  • PCENTMEC: What percentage of people living in Northern Ireland are from a minority ethnic community? 2004 2005 2008 2011
  • FEELMEC: How favourable or unfavourable do you feel about people from minority ethnic communities? 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  • UPREJMEG: Are you prejudiced against people of minority ethnic communities? 2014 2015 2016
  • SETHFRND: How many of your friends are the same ethnic origin as you? 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2014 2015
  • OMARRCH: Would most people mind if a close relative were to marry a person from the Chinese community? 2003
  • SMARRCH: Would you mind if a close relative were to marry a person from the Chinese community? 2003
  • OMARRETH: Would most people mind if a close relative were to marry someone of a different race or ethnic origin? 2004 2005 2006 2008
  • SMARRETH: Would you mind if a close relative were to marry someone of a different race or ethnic origin? 2004 2005 2006 2008
  • WHYMIND: Why do you think some people would mind if one of their close relatives were to marry someone from a different ethnic background? 2008
  • RACOWNKD: In relation to colour and ethnicity, do you prefer to stick to people of my own kind? 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
  • IMPACMEG: What has been the most important influence on your views on people from other ethnic groups? 2008 2009 2011
  • SOCMEG: How often do you socialise or play sport with people from a different ethnic background 2008 2009 2011 2014 2015 2016
  • FRNDNAME: Have any of your friends called someone names to their face because of their colour or ethnic origin? 2008 2011
  • YOUNAME: Have you ever called someone names to their face because of their colour or ethnic origin? 2008 2011
  • RACEBULL: Have you yourself ever witnessed any kind of racist bullying or harassment in your school? 2008 2011 2014 2015 2016
  • YOURABU1: Have you yourself ever been a victim of any kind of racist bullying or harassment in your school? 2008 2011
  • KNOWRABU: Do you know anyone who has been the victim of racist harassment or assault outside of school? 2008 2011 2014 2015
  • YOURABU2: Have you ever been a victim of any kind of racist harassment or assault outside of school? 2008 2011
  • CCSTATE3: Is sectarian hatred in N. Ireland now being directed towards minority ethnic communities? 2007 2008
  • MEGSTAT2: Are a lot of local jobs being taken by other ethnic groups, which is unfair to locals? 2008
  • MEGSTAT3: Is there a lot to be learned from other religions? Is this fascinating, not intimidating? 2008
  • MEGSTAT4: Are people very wary of other races because of the terrorism in mainland UK? 2008
  • MEGSTAT5: Is there little chance of being able to become friends with people of different races and religions unless you attend the same school? 2008
  • MEGELSE: Comments about migrant workers and minority ethnic groups 2008
  • SPBARMEG: Is sport good for breaking down ethnic barriers? 2014

 

In some years, some of these questions were also asked as part of Community Relations modules.


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