personal identity

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Noun1.personal identity - the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"
personality - the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual; "their different reactions reflected their very different personalities"; "it is his nature to help others"
gender identity - your identity as it is experienced with regard to your individuality as male or female; awareness normally begin in infancy and is reinforced during adolescence
identification - the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)
personhood - being a person; "finding her own personhood as a campus activist"
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In 2016, workers who self identify as White increased from 95,841 to 100,326 (40 percent of the workforce), compared to a decrease from 95,874 to 88,788 (36 percent of the workforce) who self-identified as Hispanic.
This research was conducted by Kantar Futures on behalf of American Express in June 2017 across France, Germany, the UK and the US and surveyed 1,363 Millennials who self-identified as business managers and 1,062 self-identified business managers from Generation X.
Experiencing stigma, as well as the severity of the health condition, were the biggest factors impacting whether a person self-identified as having a disability.
Results: Of the 37 students 22 were female and 16 male between the ages of 18 and 24; 35 % self-identified as African American, 29% self-identified as white, 22% as self-identified as Latino/Hispanic, 10% self-identified as other and 2% self-identified as Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.
Gallup's latest (2015) found self-identified pro-choicers ahead by 50% to 44%-a six point difference.
Voters who identified themselves as liberals favored Sanders 51 percent to 48 percent; self-identified moderates among the likely Democratic primary votes were with Clinton, 64 percent to 36 percent.
Niagara College has 180 self-identified Aboriginal students.
Males with a self-identified eating disorder diagnosis or disordered eating behaviors had similar levels of socioeconomic independence compared to males who didn't self-identify being diagnosed with an eating disorder or engaging in disordered eating behaviors, according to the article in a 2015 issue of International Journal of Eating Disorders.
Upper-class respondents $200,000 Middle-class respondents $200,000 Lower-class respondents $150,000 Note: "Upper class" (17 percent) is those who self-identified as upper or upper-middle class; "lower class" (32 percent) is those who self-identified as lower or lower-middle class.
About 28% of the self-identified vegetarians would eat some meat or fish.
2% self-identified as being of nonwhite race/ethnicity.
As a result, the number of self-identified Cherokee individuals in the United States has grown at an astonishing rate during the past thirty years.