Table 2

Responses to the DISC-12* questions related to employment (N=834)

N (%)
Anticipated discrimination
…have you stopped yourself from applying for work?
 not at all338 (40.5)
 a little63 (7.6)
 moderately65 (7.8)
 a lot109 (13.1)
 not applicable239 (28.7)
…have you stopped yourself from applying for education or training courses?
 not at all373 (44.7)
 a little72 (8.6)
 moderately39 (4.7)
 a lot67 (8.0)
 not applicable262 (31.4)
Experienced discrimination
…have you been treated unfairly in finding a job?
 not at all402 (48.2)
 a little41 (4.9)
 moderately35 (4.2)
 a lot45 (5.4)
 not applicable307 (36.8)
…have you been treated unfairly in keeping a job?
 not at all423 (50.7)
 a little61 (7.3)
 moderately57 (6.8)
 a lot77 (9.2)
 not applicable213 (25.5)
  • *Discrimination and Stigma Scale.17