India, June 9 -- One in two Indian Americans have reported experiencing some form of discrimination in the United States over the course of 12-month period , says a new survey-based study released Wednesday. And it's mostly over the colour of their skin, followed by gender, religion, country of origin and caste, in that order.

The Indian American Attitudes Survey (IAAS), done jointly by Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie with polling group YouGov, also found that US-born Indian Americans are more likely to complain of discrimination than those born outside, mostly in India.

The study is based on a poll of 1,200 Indian Americans - including citizens, Green Card holders and Non-Resident Indian - in September...