Results for - Wheelchair Driven

1,809 voters participated in this survey

Thanks for everyone's answers! Because of my left ACL knee, I will need surgery. I am on the waitlist & it seems it will be a while before I get there. I may need a wheelchair & hopefully these answers will help me ;-)

1. Do you know someone close to you who has a wheelchair?

Yes, I have a wheelchair.
7%
125 votes
Yes, I know someone close to me who has a wheelchair.
21%
387 votes
No, I don't need a wheelchair.
22%
393 votes
No, I don't know anyone with a wheelchair.
63%
1,142 votes

2. How long have you or this person been using a wheelchair?

I have been using a wheelchair since birth.
2%
44 votes
I have been using a wheelchair for a few years.
13%
228 votes
I know someone who has had a wheelchair since birth.
11%
202 votes
I do not know anyone, nor I, who uses a wheelchair.
75%
1,355 votes

3. If you or a loved one uses a wheelchair, was the transition from walking to having to use a wheelchair difficult?

Yes, it was difficult for my transition from walking to a wheelchair.
5%
92 votes
Yes, it was difficult for my loved one's transition from walking to a wheelchair.
15%
267 votes
No, I believe it wasn't because I or they needed to for a long time.
11%
198 votes
No, because I do not, nor do I know anyone with a wheelchair.
71%
1,280 votes
03/09/2016 Living 1809 35 By: darlamae

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