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RE: Accessibility - Global Stats?

From: Thomas Logan <t.logan@hisoftware.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 11:19:30 -0400
To: "Manser, Erich W." <erich.manser@hp.com>, "Accessys@smart.net" <accessys@smart.net>, "listas@ramoncorominas.com" <listas@ramoncorominas.com>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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Microsoft commissioned a study on this in 2003 for the US market.  
http://www.microsoft.com/enable/research/phase1.aspx

Specifically 
http://www.microsoft.com/enable/research/workingage.aspx


Thomas Logan
VP of Product Management

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Subject: Accessibility - Global Stats?

Good Morning,
Does anyone have data on what percentage of the world-population is blind or visually-impaired to the degree accessibility typically addresses?

Any info is appreciated.

Thank you!

Erich Manser
Hewlett-Packard Company
www.hp.com/accessibility
 
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