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Re: Data needed for presentation

From: Jessica Chaiken <jchaiken@mindspring.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 13:51:09
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To: "Christine A. Quinn" <cquinn@stanford.edu>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Some web statistics are available from the Georgia Tech's semi-annual survey:


The have some nice graphics, too.

---Jess Chaiken
At 10:41 AM 12/15/98 -0800, you wrote:
>Season's Greetings to the WAI list.
>I've put together a presentation for web folks here at Stanford to let them
>know of the resources available for ensuring accessibility.  However,
>I wanted to quote some numbers to make the issue more real.
>I have tried to find some data on the web about visual impairment
>in the population and have been unsuccessful.  Anyone know
>of a source, or have the data themselves?
>I'm looking for things like:
>% of internet users with visual impairment
>% of population (US) with visual impairment (those requiring aids more
>    significant than glasses)
>% of world population with v.i.
>Also, I thought I heard Greg Vanderheiden quote some future
>statistics about the aging population and that larger percentages
>will be apparent as the baby boomer ages - any ideas about
>Thanks for any assistance.
>Christine A. Quinn, WWW Developer
>Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94306
>(650)723-9645 (voice) (650)725-9121 (fax)
Jessica Chaiken, Media Specialist
National Rehabilitation Information Center
800/346-2742, ext 35
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