PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS
This chapter presents the data gathered from the questionnaire which the researcher conducted in Quezon City and in Mandaluyong. The general population for this study is composed of 100 parents of Children With Autism (CWA). The rationale and purpose of the study were first provided to the respondents by the researchers before the survey begins. Furthermore, the respondents were also given the assurance that all the data they will give, are will be using for the purpose of the research only and, the identities of the respondents will be confidential. The objective is to determine the coping strategies of parents in handling their children with Autism in correlation with their demographic profile.
This chapter presents, analyzes and interprets the following data gathered from the responses to the questionnaires relative to the research subjects of the study;
1. The parents Demographic profile. (Age, Marital Status, Household Income)
2. The parental mechanism of parents in handling their children with Autism and;
3. The parents coping strategies in correlation with their demographic profile.
PART 1: DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE
* Gender of the Respondents
Figure 1.1. The number of the Male respondents (27%) is far from to the Female (73%) with the total of 72 for female and 28 for male. Based on the figure, the dominated gender among the respondents is female. This shows that there are mostly female who are on hand in handling their child.
Gender | No. of Respondents | Percentage |
Female | 72 | 72% |
Male | 28 | 28% |
* Marital Status
Figure 1.2. The above illustration shows the civil status of the respondents. 63% of the total respondents, which is the dominated response is separated. As the figure was interpreted, there is a little percentage of respondents who are married which was 37%.
Marital Status | No. of Respondents | Percentage |...