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Table 2 Impact of diversity on satisfaction with life overall

From: Cultural diversity and subjective well-being

  (1) (2) (3) (4)
Country of birth (not UK) Country of birth Ethnicity Religion
White British (N = 22,635)     
Proportion of white British 0.252***    
  (0.066)    
Fractionalisation by … -0.069 -0.310*** -0.188*** -0.239
  (0.152) (0.068) (0.053) (0.145)
R2 0.383 0.383 0.383 0.382
Non-White BritishSecond generation (N = 2,188)    
Proportion of white British 0.120    
  (0.135)    
Fractionalisation by … 0.449 -0.087 -0.201 -0.169
  (0.396) (0.152) (0.128) (0.337)
R square 0.365 0.364 0.365 0.364
Foreign born – Immigrants (N = 5,571)     
Proportion of white British 0.075    
  (0.093)    
Fractionalisation by … 0.443 -0.076 -0.115 -0.335
  (0.370) (0.102) (0.081) (0.219)
R2 0.376 0.376 0.376 0.376
  1. Standard errors in parenthesis are clustered by district; other covariates included in the model: six dummies for satisfaction with health; dummies for female, married/cohabiting; presence of children aged 0–4, 5–11 and 12–15; six ethnic groups (where applicable); having a degree; whether employed; whether unemployed; equivalised household income; age and its square; dummy for rural area; index of multiple deprivation (average by district).
  2. *Significant at 5%, **Significant at 5%, ***Significant at 1%.