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Re: numbers question?

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 13:15:52 -0400 (EDT)
To: Denis Boudreau <dboudreau01@gmail.com>
cc: Jim Tobias <tobias@inclusive.com>, Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1504091314570.5321@cygnus.smart.net>

however the data for "severly disabled" (blind, deaf, para/quad, etc) is 
about 2%

Bob



On Thu, 9 Apr 2015, Denis Boudreau wrote:

> Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 09:27:37 -0400
> From: Denis Boudreau <dboudreau01@gmail.com>
> To: Jim Tobias <tobias@inclusive.com>
> Cc: Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>,
>     "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: numbers question?
> Resent-Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:28:09 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> Good morning,
>
> According to the United Nations, around 10% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability (650 million people) [1].
>
> However, the World Health Organization estimates this number to be more than 1 billion people, or 15% of the world’s population (1 out of every 7 of us) [2].
>
> [1] http://www.un.org/disabilities/convention/facts.shtml
> [2] http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs352/en/
>
> Hope this helps!
>
> /Denis
>
>
>> On Apr 8, 2015, at 8:34 PM, Jim Tobias <tobias@inclusive.com> wrote:
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>> WHO and World Bank say 1B
>> http://www.who.int/disabilities/world_report/2011/report.pdf
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>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Karen Lewellen [mailto:klewellen@shellworld.net]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 8:12 PM
>>> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>>> Subject: numbers question?
>>>
>>> Greetings everyone,
>>> All populations considered, what is the present estimated number of
>>> individuals experiencing disabilities total?
>>> granted the world population is just over 7 billion.
>>> anyone done the math lately?
>>> thanks,
>>> Karen
>>>
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