Module: Attitudes to Older People

This page lists the questions asked within the Attitudes to Older People module, and for which years. Clicking on the year printed after every question will bring you to the results for that year. Publications and further information on Older People can be found on the Attitudes to Older People Resources page.


OTREAT: Are older people treated better or worse because of their age? 2003 2008 2014

ORESPECT: As you get older, do people treat you with more respect? 2003 2008 2014

AUTHOLD: Do the authorities in N Ireland do all they should for older people? 2003 2008

WAUTHOLD: In what ways do the authorities not do enough? 2003

OPROB1 - OPROB8: Main problems facing older people in N Ireland today 2003

OPROB1 - OPROB11: Main problems facing older people in N Ireland today 2008 2014

OPADMIRE: Are older people admired and respected by young people? 2003 2008 2014

GIVUPWRK: Should people in their 50s give up work to make way for younger people? 2003 2008

GIVUPW60: Should people in their 60s give up work to make way for younger people? 2008 2014

OPSETWAY: Are older people too set in their ways and ideas? 2003 2008 2014

OPLSTNYP: Are older people willing to listen to young people’s views? 2003 2008 2014

OPRIGHTS: Should older people stand up more actively for their own rights? 2003 2008

OPYPMIX: Should older and younger people mix together more often socially? 2003 2008

OPPRICES: Should all older people be given reduced prices for things like gas, electricity, telephone and transport? 2003 2008 2014

OPYOUNG: Are older people much younger in their ways these days? 2003 2008

NOTRECOP: Does society recognise the contribution that many older people are still able to make? 2003 2008 2014

WRKLONG: Do you think that people should be allowed to work for as long as they want? 2014

OLDPBTR: Do you think that older people are treated better than younger age groups financially? 2014

WNTRFUEL: Do you think that all older people should get winter fuel payments? 2014

FREETRV: Do you think that all older people should get free travel after age 60? 2014

FREETV: Do you think that all older people should get a free TV licence after age 75? 2014

HSCWOP1: Do health and social care workers treat older people differently with regard to their attitudes to them? 2003 2008

HSCWOP2: Do health and social care workers treat older people differently with regard to the treatment of their illnesses? 2003 2008

HSCWOP3: Do health and social care workers treat older people differently when placing them on waiting lists for tests and operations? 2003 2008

HSCWOPN1: Do health and social care workers treat older people differently with regard to their attitudes to them? 2014

HSCWOPN2: Do health and social care workers treat older people differently with regard to the treatment of their illnesses? 2014

HSCWOPN3: Do health and social care workers treat older people differently when placing them on waiting lists for tests and operations? 2014

ULESSDIG: Were you ever treated with less dignity and respect by people in the health and social care professions because of your age? 2003 2008 2014

UNOTMED: Were you ever not offered medical treatment because of your age? 2003 2008 2014

FLESSDIG: Was a friend or family member treated with less dignity and respect by people in the health and social care professions because of their age? 2003 2008 2014

FNOTMED: Was a friend or family member not offered medical treatment because of their age? 2003 2008 2014

OPLKWORK: Are people in their 50’s and 60’s who are looking for work are generally treated better than younger people by prospective employers? 2003 2008 2014

FS50PEN: Do people in their fifties and up to retirement age get a good deal from the financial sector? 2003 2008

FSOVPEN: Do people over retirement age get a good deal from the financial sector? 2003 2008

UDISCFS: Have you ever not treated as well as you might have been by the financial sector because of your age? 2003 2008 2014

WUDISCFS: In what way were you not treated well by the financial sector? 2003

FDISCFS: Was a friend or family member not treated as well as they might have been by the financial sector because of their age? 2003 2008 2014

WFDISCFS: In what way was a friend or family member not treated well by the financial sector? 2003

UDISCEMP: Did an employer not treat you well because of your age? 2003 2008 2014

WUDISCEM: In what way were you not treated well by an employer? 2003

FDISCEMP: Was a friend or family member not treated well by an employer because of their age? 2003 2008

WFDISCEM: In what way was a friend or family member not treated well by an employer? 2003

RETPDEMP: Should people over the state retirement age be encouraged to stay in paid employment? 2003 2008

PDEMP65: Should people over 65 years of age be encouraged to stay in paid employment? 2014

OWJBREC: Are older workers discriminated against with regard to job recruitment? 2003 2008 2014

OWJBPROM: Are older workers discriminated against with regard to job promotion? 2003 2008 2014

OWJBTRAN: Are older workers discriminated against with regard to job training? 2003 2008 2014

OWJBSTAT: Are older workers discriminated against with regard to status or position in their organisation? 2003 2008

DISEMP50: Is it legal for an employer to refuse to employ a person because they are older? 2003

LWEMPAGE: Are you in favour of making it illegal to refuse to employ someone because of their age? 2003

DISGDS50: Is it legal for someone providing goods and services to refuse someone access because they are older? 2003

LWGDSAGE: Are you of making it illegal to refuse someone access to goods and services because they are older? 2003

FIXRTAGE: Is a fixed retirement age fair? 2003

WKRETAGE: Would you prefer to work beyond the current retirement age? 2003

RETGRAD: Would you prefer to retire gradually? 2003 2008

JOBSEC: Should a secretarial job go to a 52 or a 24 year old? 2003

Why would you offer the job to the older woman? 2003

Why would you offer the job to the younger woman? 2003

HEARTOP: Should an older or a younger man receive a heart by-pass first? 2003 2008

PEN7745: Is a pension of £77.45 per week a good deal? 2003

PEN9070: Is a pension of £90.70 per week a good deal? 2008

PEN11310: Is a pension of £113.10 per week a good deal? 2014

STFINPEN: Is the financial provision made by the state for pensioners adequate? 2003 2008 2014

OMARR50: Would most people in N Ireland mind a close relative in her 20s wanted to marry a man in his 50s? 2003

SMARR50: Would you mind a close relative in her 20s wanted to marry a man in his 50s? 2003

OPPOLNI: Are older people adequately represented by politicans in N Ireland? 2008

OPCHAMP: Do older people need an independent body to champion their needs and rights? 2008

TRNPLUMB: Should a 16 year old or a 50 year old be offered an apprenticeship? 2008

AGEOLD: What age do you think of someone as an 'older person'? 2008

AGEOLD2: At what age do you start to think of someone as an 'older person'? 2014

UNPAID1: Have you raised or handled money in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID2: Have you lead a group or been a member of a committee in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID3: Have you organised or help run an activity in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID4: Have you visited people in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID5: Have you befriended or mentored people in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID6: Have you coached in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID7: Have you given advice or information in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID8: Have you done secretarial, adminstrative or clerical work in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID9: Have you provided transport in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID10: Have you done representing in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID11: Have you done promotion in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID12: Have you done campaigning in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID13: Have you given other practical help in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID14: Have you helped in a church or religious organisation in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID15: Have you collected or made things to be sold for charity in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID16: Have you provided teaching or training in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID17: Have you sold tickets in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID18: Have you worked with young people in the last 12 months? 2008

UNPAID19: Have you worked in a charity shop in the last 12 months? 2008

OPMEDIA: Have you been aware of campaigns on behalf of older people in the media in the last 12 months? 2008

OPPROGMS: Are you aware of programmes to encourage older people to take part in activities usually thought as for younger people? 2008

AGEAWARE: Have you heard of “Age Awareness Week”? 2008 2010

OLDBOLD: Have you ever heard of the “Older and Bolder” initiative? 2008

OLDVALUD: Are older people valued? 2014

OLDHLTHC: Do older people have equal access to health care? 2014

OLDSOCAR: Do older people have good access to social care if needed? 2014

OLDDIGNT: Is the dignity of older people upheld? 2014

OLDRIGHT: Are the rights of older people upheld? 2014

HEARDCOM: Have you heard of the Commissioner for Older People? 2014

COMIMPRV: Do you think that having a Commissioner for Older People has improved the lives of older people? 2014

 

 

 

 

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