Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey 2012

Module: Autism

This page lists the questionlists the questions asked within the autism module in 2012. Clicking on the question name printed to the left of every question will bring you to the tables of results for that question. Publications and further information on autism can be found on the Autism Resources page.

 


HEARDASD: Have you ever heard of autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder or Aspergerís Syndrome?

HEARDAA: Have you ever heard of the Autism Act (Northern Ireland) 2011?

KNOWA: Do you know someone with autism (derived variable)

KNOWA1: Do you have a diagnosis of autism?

KNOWA2: Does a close relative have a diagnosis of autism?

KNOWA3: Does another family member have a diagnosis of autism?

KNOWA4: Does a friend have a diagnosis of autism?

KNOWA5: Does an acquaintance have a diagnosis of autism?

KNOWA6: Do you work with people with autism?

KNOWAC: Do you know a child or an adult with autism?

RATEAUT: How common do you think autism is in our society today?

AUTBRAIN: Do people with autism have a brain disorder?

AUTMILL: Do people with autism have a mental illness?

ABEHPROB: Do people with autism have a behavioural problem?

ALDISAB: Do people with autism have a type of learning disability?

ASPECAB: Do people with autism have special abilities?

ACAUSE1: Is autism caused by vaccines like MMR?

ACAUSE2: Is autism caused by something in the environment?

ACAUSE3: Can autism be inherited?

ACAUSE4: Is autism caused by poor parenting skills?

AUTDRUGS: Are there drug treatments that are effective in helping people with autism?

AUTBEH: Are there behavioural interventions that are effective in helping people with autism?

AUTNDRUG: Are there other non-drug related therapies and supports that are effective in helping people?

AUTNOTHG: Is there anything that can help with autism?

AUTNOHLP: Do people with autism need help?

AMP: Could an adult with autism be an MP?

ACOMPROG: Could an adult with autism be a computer programmer?

AARTIST: Could an adult with autism be an artist/musician?

AWAITER: Could an adult with autism be a waiter or waitress?

ADOCTOR: Could an adult with autism be a doctor?

ASMARKET: Could an adult with autism stacking shelves in a supermarket?

ALAWYER: Could an adult with autism be a lawyer?

ALABOUR: Could an adult with autism be a labourer on a building site?

ASHELEMP: Could an adult with autism have sheltered employment in a day centre?

AANXDOOR: Would you feel comfortable if an adult with autism moved in next door on their own?

ARELMARR: Would you feel comfortable if one of your close relatives married someone with autism?

ABOSS: Would you feel comfortable if an adult with autism was appointed as your boss?

ACOLL: Would you feel comfortable if an adult with autism was appointed as your colleague?

ACNXDOOR: Would you be comfortable if a family who had a child with autism moved in next door?

ACCLASS: Would you be comfortable if a child with autism was in class with a child from your own family?

SHOPAUT: If a supermarket near you announced a new policy of employing people who have autism, would you be more or less likely to shop there?

CONTACTA: Have you had a lot of contact with children or adults with autism?

ADISAB: Is autism is a life-long disability and you can do nothing about it?

ARESPCT: When someone has autism, are their own choices are respected enough?

AUTRESID: Is it better for people with severe autism and their families if they are cared for in a residential unit?

AUTFRESI: Is it better for the family of someone with severe autism if the person is cared for in a residential unit?

AUTLIND: Should an adult with high functioning autism be encouraged to live independently?

AUTDRIVE: Should an adult with high functioning autism be allowed to drive if they pass the specialist disability tests?

CAEHPROB: Does a child with autism have an educational problem or a health problem?



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