Employee Survey Questions for Self-identifying People with Disabilities

If your organization conducts an employee survey and you ask demographic questions (e.g., sex, race, ethnicity, age or years with organization, etc.), then you will want to ask a question or series of six questions that asks employees with disabilities to confidentially identify themselves. Demographic questions allow you to compare responses among the groups in your organization to determine whether there are different perceptions of organizational experiences by those groups. For example, do women perceive the organization and its members differently from men? Even for a general employee survey, demographic comparisons among groups allows the survey to be used for the planning and improvement of diversity initiatives and programs.

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