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Re: Disabilities/Impairments (All figures are for U.S.)

From: Bill LaPlant <blaplant@census.gov>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 17:49:44 -0400
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CC: blaplant@mindspring.com
The following sites will also provide statistical information, of varying detail and timeliness, on people with
disabilities in the U.S.:

   * The U.S. Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/disability.html
   * The Disability Statistics Center, UCSF: http://www.dsc.ucsf.edu/
   * The U.S. Dept. of Commerce's Second Digital Divide Report: "Falling Through the Net: Toward Digital Inclusion:"
     http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/fttn00/contents00.html

Bill
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> Disabilities/Impairments (All figures are for U.S.)
>
> From: Harvey Bingham (hbingham@acm.org)
> Date: Fri, Aug 17 2001
>
> Subject: Disabilities/Impairments (All figures are for U.S.)
>
> See from the National Center for Health Statistics:
>
> http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/disable.htm
>
> The following two references I found as the only two hits from search
> on "disability statistics" at the US National Institutes of Health.
>      http://search.nih.gov/
>
> [but search for disability AND statistics matched 1085 documents out of
> 133314.]
>
> Demographic Yearbook. New York: United Nations, 1948- . Annual
> The Demographic Yearbook is a collection of international demographic
> statistics. It presents tables on basic demographic statistics,
> distribution and trends in population, natality, fetal mortality, infant
> and maternal mortality, and divorce. In some tables, data are shown by
> rural/urban residence. Each annual volume covers basic demographic
> statistics plus one or a few special topics. Special topics covered in
> recent years include aging and the situation of elderly persons, disability
> statistics, and population migration.
>
> Chartbook on Work Disability in the United States. Washington, D.C.:
> National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 1991.
> Statistics on work-related disability are presented by race, sex, age,
> state, level of education, and occupation.
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