Deaf Canada Survey 2014

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July 10, 2014

survey

The goal of this survey is to collect up-to-date information about Deaf people in Canada. It is the first “Deaf Canada” survey since 1998, so it is very important that you participate to help us gather new data! The survey is being done by the Canadian Association of the Deaf with the assistance of a professional statistician who is neutral (not affiliated with the CAD or with governments).

All answers will be kept confidential. We thank you for helping us!

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Canadian Association of the Deaf / L'Association des Sourds du Canada

Deaf Canada

The goal of this survey is to collect up-to-date information about Deaf people in Canada. It is the first "Deaf Canada" survey since 1998, so it is very important that you participate to help us gather new data! The survey is being done by the Canadian Association of the Deaf with the assistance of a professional statistician who is neutral (not affiliated with the CAD or with governments). All answers will be kept confidential.

We thank-you for helping us!

  1. In what province/territory do you live?

    Newfoundland and LabradorPrince Edward IslandNova ScotiaNew BrunswickQuebecOntarioManitobaSaskatchewanAlbertaBritish ColumbiaYukonNorthwest TerritoriesNunavut

  2. Do you live in a...

    Farm area (rural)Suburb (outside a main city area)City (urban area)

  3. Are you... (check as many as apply to you)

    Deaf (Signing)Deaf (Oral)DeafenedHard of hearingHearing

  4. How old are you?

    15-24 years25-34 years35-44 years45-54 years55-64 years65 years and older

  5. What is your gender?

    FemaleMaleOther

  6. Are you...

    Single, never marriedWidowed, separated, divorcedMarried (including common-law, same-sex)

  7. If married/common-law/same-sex, is your spouse/life partner...(check as many as apply)

    Deaf (Signing)Deaf (Oral)DeafenedHard of hearingHearing

  8. What is your language preference?

    ASLLSQEnglishFrenchOther (please specify)

  9. What is your ethnic origin? (check as many as apply)

    CanadianEnglishFrenchScottishIrishAboriginalEuropeanAmerican (USA)South / Central AmericanChineseJapaneseOther AsianAfricanMiddle EasternOther (please specify)

  10. Are you Deaf-blind or Deaf-plus?


  11. If Deaf-plus, what is your other disability? (check as many as apply)

    MobilityPsychological / mental healthNeuro-muscular (e.g., cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis)Other (please specify)

  12. Are you currently attending school?

    No (please go to question #17)Yes

  13. If currently attending school, what type of educational institution are you attending?

    High SchoolTrade school, college, CEGEP,or other non-university institutionUniversity

  14. Are you enrolled as...?

    Part-time studentFull-time student

  15. If not currently attending school, what is the highest level of schooling you have completed?

    I did not go to schoolI did not finish grade schoolI finished grade schoolI went to college but did not finish my programI went to college and received my diplomaI went to university but did not finish my programI have a Bachelor degreeI have a Graduate degree

  16. Were you working last week at a job or a business?

    Yes - not self-employedYes - self-employedNo (please go to question #20)

  17. If YES, were you working full-time or part-time?

    Part-timeFull-time

  18. If not working, what was your main activity last week?

    Looking for workGoing to schoolKeeping houseCaring for other family members including young childrenRetiredDoing volunteer workOther (please specify)

  19. Some people have encountered barriers that have discouraged them from looking for work. Do any of these situations apply to you? (check as many as apply to you)

    You would lose some or all of your current income if you went to workYou would lose some or all of your supports such as your drug plan or housing if you went to workYour family or friends have discouraged you from workingInformation about jobs is not accessible to youYou worry about being isolated by other workers on the jobYou have experienced discrimination in the pastYou feel that your training or experience does not match the current job marketThere are few jobs available in your local areaYou experienced accessibility issues when applying for workNone of these situations apply to you

  20. Have you been a victim of bullying?

    NoYes

  21. Have you been a victim of crime such as an assault or robbery?

    NoYes

  22. Do you use social media?

    NoYes

  23. What is your total personal income, before taxes?

    Under $15,000$15,000 to $29,999$30,000 to $49,999$50,000 and over