DISABILITY
Disability pride week - what do young people think about disability, accessibility and mental health? How do the views of young people without a disability compare to those young people with a disability?
10 questions polled on this topic
96% response rate
141 responded out of 147 polled
Nov 20. 2017
Which of the following do think is the most effective way to help people be more disability-inclusive?
Nov 20. 2017
If you do have a disability, how often do you find it hard to fully participate in events because the event is non-inclusive?
Nov 20. 2017
If you don't have a disability, how often do you think disabled people find it hard to participate in events because the event is non-inclusive?
Nov 20. 2017
If you do have a disability, do you think New Zealanders are generally inclusive of people with disabilities?
Nov 20. 2017
If you don't have a disability, do you think New Zealanders are generally inclusive of people who do have disabilities?
Nov 20. 2017
If you do have a disability, do you think people with disabilities are provided with enough living support?
Nov 20. 2017
If you don't have a disability, do you think people who do have disabilities are provided with enough living support?
Nov 20. 2017
To what extent does your disability affect your mental health?
Nov 20. 2017
When you come across discrimination or non-inclusion, do you generally feel as though you are able to make a complaint or suggestion for change?
Nov 20. 2017
In your experience, how well do you think people with disabilities are supported to participate in decisions which affect them?

POLL RESULTS

NOV 20. 2017
Which of the following do think is the most effective way to help people be more disability-inclusive?
141 responded out of 147 polled
Female
3%
Don't know
 
Don't know
4%
Something else
 
Something else
11%
Funding/policy from government
 
Funding/policy from government
3%
Funding/policy from councils
 
Funding/policy from councils
22%
Visibility of disabilities in media
 
Visibility of disabilities in media
10%
Public promotion campaigns
 
Public promotion campaigns
46%
Education programmes in school
 
Education programmes in school

Male
14%
Don't know
 
Don't know
17%
Something else
 
Something else
14%
Funding/policy from government
 
Funding/policy from government
6%
Funding/policy from councils
 
Funding/policy from councils
6%
Visibility of disabilities in media
 
Visibility of disabilities in media
9%
Public promotion campaigns
 
Public promotion campaigns
34%
Education programmes in school
 
Education programmes in school
0-14
0%
visibility of disabilities in media
 
visibility of disabilities in media
25%
education programmes in school
 
education programmes in school
25%
public promotion campaigns
 
public promotion campaigns
0%
funding/policy from government
 
funding/policy from government
0%
funding/policy from councils
 
funding/policy from councils
50%
something else
 
something else
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
22%
visibility of disabilities in media
 
visibility of disabilities in media
47%
education programmes in school
 
education programmes in school
8%
public promotion campaigns
 
public promotion campaigns
7%
funding/policy from government
 
funding/policy from government
4%
funding/policy from councils
 
funding/policy from councils
6%
something else
 
something else
6%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
14%
visibility of disabilities in media
 
visibility of disabilities in media
48%
education programmes in school
 
education programmes in school
10%
public promotion campaigns
 
public promotion campaigns
14%
funding/policy from government
 
funding/policy from government
7%
funding/policy from councils
 
funding/policy from councils
3%
something else
 
something else
3%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
0%
visibility of disabilities in media
 
visibility of disabilities in media
29%
education programmes in school
 
education programmes in school
14%
public promotion campaigns
 
public promotion campaigns
29%
funding/policy from government
 
funding/policy from government
0%
funding/policy from councils
 
funding/policy from councils
14%
something else
 
something else
14%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
0%
visibility of disabilities in media
 
visibility of disabilities in media
0%
education programmes in school
 
education programmes in school
50%
public promotion campaigns
 
public promotion campaigns
50%
funding/policy from government
 
funding/policy from government
0%
funding/policy from councils
 
funding/policy from councils
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
20%
visibility of disabilities in media
 
visibility of disabilities in media
20%
education programmes in school
 
education programmes in school
0%
public promotion campaigns
 
public promotion campaigns
40%
funding/policy from government
 
funding/policy from government
0%
funding/policy from councils
 
funding/policy from councils
0%
something else
 
something else
20%
don't know
 
don't know
6%
Don't know
 
Don't know
7%
Something else
 
Something else
12%
Funding/policy from government
 
Funding/policy from government
4%
Funding/policy from councils
 
Funding/policy from councils
18%
Visibility of disabilities in media
 
Visibility of disabilities in media
10%
Public promotion campaigns
 
Public promotion campaigns
44%
Education programmes in school
 
Education programmes in school
NOV 20. 2017
If you do have a disability, how often do you find it hard to fully participate in events because the event is non-inclusive?
50 responded out of 53 polled
Female
7%
Don't know
 
Don't know
24%
Never
 
Never
52%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
14%
Usually
 
Usually
3%
Always
 
Always

Male
7%
Don't know
 
Don't know
29%
Never
 
Never
64%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
0%
Usually
 
Usually
0%
Always
 
Always
0-14
0%
usually
 
usually
0%
always
 
always
100%
never
 
never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes

15-19
6%
usually
 
usually
0%
always
 
always
29%
never
 
never
18%
don't know
 
don't know
47%
sometimes
 
sometimes

20-24
20%
usually
 
usually
7%
always
 
always
20%
never
 
never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
53%
sometimes
 
sometimes

25-30
0%
usually
 
usually
0%
always
 
always
50%
never
 
never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
50%
sometimes
 
sometimes

31-34
0%
usually
 
usually
0%
always
 
always
0%
never
 
never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes

35+
0%
usually
 
usually
0%
always
 
always
0%
never
 
never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
100%
sometimes
 
sometimes
6%
Don't know
 
Don't know
24%
Never
 
Never
56%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
12%
Usually
 
Usually
2%
Always
 
Always
NOV 20. 2017
If you don't have a disability, how often do you think disabled people find it hard to participate in events because the event is non-inclusive?
110 responded out of 113 polled
Female
6%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Never
 
Never
23%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
65%
Usually
 
Usually
6%
Always
 
Always

Male
4%
Don't know
 
Don't know
4%
Never
 
Never
19%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
63%
Usually
 
Usually
11%
Always
 
Always
0-14
67%
usually
 
usually
33%
always
 
always
0%
never
 
never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes

15-19
73%
usually
 
usually
6%
always
 
always
2%
never
 
never
5%
don't know
 
don't know
15%
sometimes
 
sometimes

20-24
35%
usually
 
usually
12%
always
 
always
0%
never
 
never
6%
don't know
 
don't know
47%
sometimes
 
sometimes

25-30
80%
usually
 
usually
0%
always
 
always
0%
never
 
never
20%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes

31-34
67%
usually
 
usually
33%
always
 
always
0%
never
 
never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes

35+
75%
usually
 
usually
0%
always
 
always
0%
never
 
never
25%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes
5%
Don't know
 
Don't know
1%
Never
 
Never
21%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
65%
Usually
 
Usually
7%
Always
 
Always
NOV 20. 2017
If you do have a disability, do you think New Zealanders are generally inclusive of people with disabilities?
50 responded out of 53 polled
Female
7%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
47%
A little bit
 
A little bit
7%
Don't know
 
Don't know
40%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all

Male
7%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
64%
A little bit
 
A little bit
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
14%
Not really
 
Not really
14%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
0-14
100%
not really
 
not really
0%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
35%
not really
 
not really
47%
a little bit
 
a little bit
12%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
6%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
38%
not really
 
not really
44%
a little bit
 
a little bit
6%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
6%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
6%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
25%
not really
 
not really
50%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
25%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
0%
not really
 
not really
0%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
100%
not really
 
not really
0%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know
6%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
46%
A little bit
 
A little bit
4%
Don't know
 
Don't know
40%
Not really
 
Not really
4%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
NOV 20. 2017
If you don't have a disability, do you think New Zealanders are generally inclusive of people who do have disabilities?
108 responded out of 113 polled
Female
6%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
41%
A little bit
 
A little bit
15%
Don't know
 
Don't know
34%
Not really
 
Not really
4%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all

Male
8%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
58%
A little bit
 
A little bit
12%
Don't know
 
Don't know
19%
Not really
 
Not really
4%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
0-14
33%
not really
 
not really
0%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
33%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
33%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
26%
not really
 
not really
42%
a little bit
 
a little bit
8%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
5%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
20%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
31%
not really
 
not really
63%
a little bit
 
a little bit
6%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
40%
not really
 
not really
60%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
33%
not really
 
not really
33%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
33%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
50%
not really
 
not really
50%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know
6%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
44%
A little bit
 
A little bit
15%
Don't know
 
Don't know
31%
Not really
 
Not really
4%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
NOV 20. 2017
If you do have a disability, do you think people with disabilities are provided with enough living support?
44 responded out of 53 polled
Female
4%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
36%
Sort of
 
Sort of
28%
Don't know
 
Don't know
16%
Not really
 
Not really
16%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all

Male
8%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
38%
Sort of
 
Sort of
15%
Don't know
 
Don't know
38%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
0-14
0%
sort of
 
sort of
100%
not really
 
not really
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
53%
sort of
 
sort of
13%
not really
 
not really
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
33%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
33%
sort of
 
sort of
20%
not really
 
not really
7%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
20%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
20%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
0%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not really
 
not really
33%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
33%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
33%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
0%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not really
 
not really
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
0%
sort of
 
sort of
50%
not really
 
not really
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
50%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know
5%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
34%
Sort of
 
Sort of
27%
Don't know
 
Don't know
20%
Not really
 
Not really
14%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
NOV 20. 2017
If you don't have a disability, do you think people who do have disabilities are provided with enough living support?
108 responded out of 113 polled
Female
5%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
23%
Sort of
 
Sort of
39%
Don't know
 
Don't know
28%
Not really
 
Not really
5%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all

Male
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
35%
Sort of
 
Sort of
27%
Don't know
 
Don't know
35%
Not really
 
Not really
4%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
0-14
0%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not really
 
not really
33%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
67%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
29%
sort of
 
sort of
27%
not really
 
not really
3%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
5%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
36%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
19%
sort of
 
sort of
44%
not really
 
not really
6%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
13%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
19%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
20%
sort of
 
sort of
20%
not really
 
not really
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
60%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
33%
sort of
 
sort of
33%
not really
 
not really
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
33%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
0%
sort of
 
sort of
100%
not really
 
not really
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, not at all
 
no, not at all
0%
don't know
 
don't know
4%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
25%
Sort of
 
Sort of
35%
Don't know
 
Don't know
31%
Not really
 
Not really
5%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
NOV 20. 2017
To what extent does your disability affect your mental health?
43 responded out of 53 polled
Female
29%
A lot
 
A lot
29%
A little bit
 
A little bit
13%
Don't know
 
Don't know
13%
Not that much
 
Not that much
17%
Not at all
 
Not at all

Male
38%
A lot
 
A lot
0%
A little bit
 
A little bit
31%
Don't know
 
Don't know
8%
Not that much
 
Not that much
23%
Not at all
 
Not at all
0-14
0%
not that much
 
not that much
100%
a lot
 
a lot
0%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
not at all
 
not at all

15-19
13%
not that much
 
not that much
38%
a lot
 
a lot
13%
a little bit
 
a little bit
13%
don't know
 
don't know
25%
not at all
 
not at all

20-24
15%
not that much
 
not that much
31%
a lot
 
a lot
23%
a little bit
 
a little bit
15%
don't know
 
don't know
15%
not at all
 
not at all

25-30
0%
not that much
 
not that much
0%
a lot
 
a lot
67%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
don't know
 
don't know
33%
not at all
 
not at all

31-34
0%
not that much
 
not that much
0%
a lot
 
a lot
0%
a little bit
 
a little bit
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
not at all
 
not at all

35+
50%
not that much
 
not that much
0%
a lot
 
a lot
0%
a little bit
 
a little bit
50%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
not at all
 
not at all
33%
A lot
 
A lot
21%
A little bit
 
A little bit
16%
Don't know
 
Don't know
12%
Not that much
 
Not that much
19%
Not at all
 
Not at all
NOV 20. 2017
When you come across discrimination or non-inclusion, do you generally feel as though you are able to make a complaint or suggestion for change?
42 responded out of 53 polled
Female
4%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
54%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
8%
Don't know
 
Don't know
21%
Not usually
 
Not usually
13%
No, never
 
No, never

Male
23%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
23%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
54%
Not usually
 
Not usually
0%
No, never
 
No, never
0-14
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, never
 
no, never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
100%
not usually
 
not usually
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes

15-19
7%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
13%
no, never
 
no, never
7%
don't know
 
don't know
20%
not usually
 
not usually
53%
sometimes
 
sometimes

20-24
23%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
23%
no, never
 
no, never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
23%
not usually
 
not usually
31%
sometimes
 
sometimes

25-30
33%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, never
 
no, never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
not usually
 
not usually
67%
sometimes
 
sometimes

31-34
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, never
 
no, never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
not usually
 
not usually
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes

35+
0%
yes, definitely
 
yes, definitely
0%
no, never
 
no, never
0%
don't know
 
don't know
100%
not usually
 
not usually
0%
sometimes
 
sometimes
12%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
43%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
5%
Don't know
 
Don't know
29%
Not usually
 
Not usually
12%
No, never
 
No, never
NOV 20. 2017
In your experience, how well do you think people with disabilities are supported to participate in decisions which affect them?
41 responded out of 53 polled
Female
4%
Very well supported
 
Very well supported
26%
Sometimes supported
 
Sometimes supported
9%
Don't know
 
Don't know
52%
Not that supported
 
Not that supported
9%
Not at all supported
 
Not at all supported

Male
15%
Very well supported
 
Very well supported
31%
Sometimes supported
 
Sometimes supported
15%
Don't know
 
Don't know
38%
Not that supported
 
Not that supported
0%
Not at all supported
 
Not at all supported
0-14
0%
not at all supported
 
not at all supported
0%
sometimes supported
 
sometimes supported
0%
very well supported
 
very well supported
100%
not that supported
 
not that supported
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
0%
not at all supported
 
not at all supported
27%
sometimes supported
 
sometimes supported
7%
very well supported
 
very well supported
40%
not that supported
 
not that supported
27%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
8%
not at all supported
 
not at all supported
25%
sometimes supported
 
sometimes supported
8%
very well supported
 
very well supported
50%
not that supported
 
not that supported
8%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
0%
not at all supported
 
not at all supported
33%
sometimes supported
 
sometimes supported
33%
very well supported
 
very well supported
33%
not that supported
 
not that supported
0%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
0%
not at all supported
 
not at all supported
0%
sometimes supported
 
sometimes supported
0%
very well supported
 
very well supported
0%
not that supported
 
not that supported
0%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
0%
not at all supported
 
not at all supported
0%
sometimes supported
 
sometimes supported
0%
very well supported
 
very well supported
100%
not that supported
 
not that supported
0%
don't know
 
don't know
10%
Very well supported
 
Very well supported
24%
Sometimes supported
 
Sometimes supported
17%
Don't know
 
Don't know
44%
Not that supported
 
Not that supported
5%
Not at all supported
 
Not at all supported

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