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Re: Ageing and sight loss stats from RNIB

From: Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2008 15:15:14 +0100
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Cc: EOWG <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
To: Andrew Arch <andrew@w3.org>, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>

Some references that might be useful for this literature review:

- <http://www.statistics.gov.uk/pdfdir/inta0806.pdf> (see page 4 and 5)
- A. D. Fisk, W. A. Rogers, N. Charness, S. J. Czaja, and J. Sharit.  
Designing for Older Adults. CRC, 2004. [has a lot of useful statistics]
- S. Czaja and C. Lee. The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook:  
Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies, and Emerging Applications,  
Second Edition, chapter Information Technology and Older Adults,  
pages 333341. CRC, 2007.
- F. Craik and T. A. Salthouse. The Handbook of Aging and Cognition.  
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc, 1999. [useful information about the  
disabilities that ageing people have - <http://tinyurl.com/5bj2rw>]
- D. Hawthorn. Possible implications of aging for interface  
designers. Interacting with Computers, 12(5):507528, 2000.
- Older Americans and the Internet (<http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/ 
117/report_display.asp>)

Regards,
Yeliz.
On 4 Apr 2008, at 14:38, Swan, Henny wrote:
> There are some stats available here. If you need more let me know  
> and I'll do more digging http://www.rnib.org.uk/xpedio/groups/ 
> public/documents/publicwebsite/public_researchstats.hcsp
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