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Americans with Disabilities: 2002 - Table A

Table A. Selected Disability Measures: 2002
(June-September 2002 data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation)


Category Number with specified
characteristic
  (In thousands)  

Percent with specified
  characteristic  
Number 90-percent
confidence
interval (±)
Percent 90-percent
confidence
interval (±)
All Ages 282,831(NA) 100.0(NA)
  With a disability 51,2351,020 18.10.4
    Severe disability 32,532844 11.50.3
Ages 6 Years and Older 259,387(NA) 100.0(NA)
  Needed personal assistance
    with an ADL or IADL
10,746505 4.10.2
Ages 15 Years and Older 222,2261,134 100.0(NA)
  Used a wheelchair 2,707257 1.20.1
  Used a cane, crutches or walker 9,144467 4.10.2
  Had difficulty seeing 7,868434 3.50.2
    Unable to see 1,806210 0.80.1
  Had difficulty hearing 7,830433 3.50.2
    Unable to hear 972155 0.40.1
Ages 25 to 64 Years 149,0311,337 100.0(NA)
With any disability 24,350742 100.0(NA)
  In poverty 5,098351 20.91.3
  With a nonsevere disability 8,217444 100.0(NA)
    In poverty 924151 11.21.7
  With a severe disability 16,133613 100.0(NA)
    In poverty 4,174319 25.91.7
No disability 124,6811,324 100.0(NA)
  In poverty 9,590478 7.70.4


(NA) Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Disability |  Last Revised: 2013-02-25T14:30:21.246-05:00