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Table C. Persons 15 Years Old and Over Having Difficulty With or
Needing Personal Assistance With Activities of Daily Living (ADL's): 1991-92

Table C. Persons 15 Years Old and Over Having Difficulty With or Needing 
         Personal Assistance With Activities of Daily Living (ADL's): 1991-92
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[Numbers in thousands]
         
                                            Persons 15 years  Persons 15 to  Persons 65 years
                                              old and over    64 years old    old and over
      Activities of daily living
                                                    Percent         Percent         Percent
                                             Number distrib. Number distrib. Number distrib.

TOTAL ......................................195,729 100.0   165,040   100.0  30,688 100.0
						   
Has difficulty with or needs personal		   
assistance with specified number of ADL's:	   
 One or more................................  7,919   4.1     3,442    2.1    4,478  14.6
  One ......................................  3,337   1.7     1,587    1.0    1,750   5.7
  Two ......................................  1,394   0.7       688    0.4      706   2.3
  Three or more ............................  3,189   1.6     1,166    0.7    2,022   6.6
						   
Has difficulty with or needs personal		   
 assistance with specified ADL:			   
 Getting around inside the home.............  3,664   1.9     1,307    0.8    2,357   7.7
  Getting in or out of bed or a chair.......  5,280   2.7     2,374    1.4    2,905   9.5
  Taking a bath or shower ..................  4,501   2.3     1,592    1.0    2,909   9.5
  Dressing .................................  3,234   1.7     1,327    0.8    1,907   6.2
  Eating....................................  1,077   0.6       431    0.3      646   2.1
  Toileting.................................  2,084   1.1       726    0.4    1,358   4.4
Needs personal assistance with specified	   
number of ADL's:				   
 One or more................................  3,886   2.0     1,514    0.9    2,372   7.7
  One ......................................  1,490   0.8       586    0.4      905   3.0
  Two ......................................    778   0.4       370    0.2      408   1.3
  Three or more ............................  1,618   0.8       559    0.3    1,059   3.5
						   
Needs personal assistance with specified		   
						   
 Getting around inside the home.............  1,706   0.9       575    0.4    1,130   3.7
 Getting in or out of bed or a chair........  2,022   1.0       871    0.5    1,151   3.8
 Taking a bath or shower ...................  2,718   1.4       900    0.6    1,818   5.9
 Dressing ..................................  2,060   1.1       782    0.5    1,278   4.2
 Eating.....................................    487   0.3       150    0.1      337   1.1
 Toileting..................................  1,157   0.6       389    0.2      768   2.5