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Results of Participant Questionnaire (PQ)

 

Mailed PQ to 2,561 (344 were returned with wrong addresses) so 2,217

E-mailed PQ to 917

Faxed PQ to 236 Priests

Total:  3,370

  (Many of the above were forwarded to others who had an interest the total number is unknown)

 

As of 3/9/06 Received 374 PQs (.11%)       317 yes responses      57 no responses

 

Some statistics:

 

219 Women

Race

195 White/Caucasian; 15 African/American; 5 Hispanic/Latino; 2 Asian & Pacific Islander; 2NA

 

Age

2 Over 80                                88 are 30-49

10 are 70-79                            8 are 18-29

110 are 50-69                          1 NA

 

Describe Self

86 Advocate for persons with a disability

89 Professional in field of disabilities

65 Relative of a person with a disability

77 Parent of person with a disability

51 Volunteer

30 Persons with a disability

   10 Physical Challenges; 7Other (depression/anxiety disorder, Epilepsy, mysenthia gravis, arthritis, post polio, Prader Willi Syndrome, mild disability); 6 Mental Illness; 5 Hard of hearing; 3 Multiple Challenges; 3 Blind/Visually Disabled; 2 Deaf, 1 Autism; 2 Cognitive disability; Fibromyalgio; arthritis; chronic fatigue syndrome

15 Other

19 Religious Sister

13 Pastoral Minister

6 Other Religious Tradition

1 Deacon

 

Familiar w/ these types of disabilities

134 Autism

90 Blind/Visually Disabled

180 Cognitive disabilities (MR/DD)

90 Deaf

94 Hard of hearing

117 Mental Illness

112 Multiple Challenges

141 Physical Challenges

 

22 Other (3 ADHD; 1 ADD; 1 Behaviors; 2 Cerebral Palsy; 3 Down Syndrome; 1 Epilepsy, 1 other neurological; 1 SID; 1 Learning disabilities, 1 medical diagnosis; 1 Fragile X; 1 SMA; 1 Mental Impairment; 1 Brain Damage; 1 Hyperactive; 1 Child Alcoholic Syndrome 1 Hidden Disabilities) 

 

98 Men

Race

94 White/Caucasian; 1 African/American; 2 Hispanic/Latino; 1 NA

 

Age

1 is Over 80

5 is 70-79

57 are 50-69

31 are 30-49

4 are 18-29

 

Describe Self

39 Advocate for persons with a disability

33 Professional in field of disabilities

24 Relative of a person with a disability

27 Priest

16 Parent of person with a disability

15 Volunteer

14 Person with a disability

   5 Other (3 NA; 1 ADHD; 1 mild cognitive impairment); 3 Mental Illness; 4 Physical Challenges; 1 Hard of hearing; 1 Blind/Visually disabled; 1 Autism; 1 Cognitive Disability

7 Other

5 Pastoral Minister

4 Deacon

2 Other Religious Tradition

3 Religious Brother

 

Familiar w/ these types of disabilities

45 Autism

39 Blind/Visually Disabled

66 Cognitive disabilities (MR/DD)

40 Deaf

41 Hard of hearing

48 Mental Illness

38 Multiple Challenges

7 No Experience

57 Physical Challenges

7 Other

   1 ADD; 1 Cornelia Delange Syndrome; 1 dementia, 1 aging; 1 Drug/Alcohol Addictions; 2 Epilepsy; 1 head injuries; 1 speech

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Update to this page was March 15, 2011

Copyright 2006 Dennis C. McNulty