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Table D. Persons 15 Years Old and Over Having Difficulty With or Needing Personal Assistance Wlth Instrumental Activities of Daily Livlng (IADL's): 1991-92

Table D. Persons 15 Years Old and Over Having Difficulty With or Needing Personal 
         Assistance Wlth Instrumental Activities of Daily Livlng (IADL's): 1991-92
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[Numbers in thousandsl

                                 Persons 15 years  Persons 15 to   Persons 65 years
                                    old and over    64 years old     old and over
Instrumental 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 difflculty with or needs personal	   				 
assistance with specified number of IADL's:				 
 One or more......................11,694    6.0     5,080    3.1    6,614   21.6
  One ...........................  5,021    2.6     2,533    1.5    2,488    8.1
  Two ...........................  2,482    1.3     1,158    0.7    1,324    4.3
  Three or more .................  4,190    2.1     1,388    0.8    2,802    8.1
					   				 
Has difficulty with or needs personal	   				 
assistance with specified IADL's:	   				 
 Getting around outside the home   7,809    4.0     2,885    1.8    4,924   16.0
 Keeping track of money and bills  3,901    2.0     1,597    1.0    2,303    7.5
 Preparing meals.................  4,530    2.3     1,680    1.0    2,850    9.3
 Doing light housework ..........  6,313    3.2     2,565    1.6    3,747   12.2
 Using the telephone ............  3,130    1.6     1,140    0.7    1,990    6.5
					   				 
Needs personal assistance with specified   				 
number of IADL's:			   				 
  One or more....................  8,705    4.5     3,585    2.2    5,120   16.7
   One ..........................  3,668    1.9     1,785    1.1    1,883    6.1
   Two ..........................  1,980    1.0       842    0.5    1,139    3.7
   Three or more ................  3,057    1.6       958    0.6    2,099    6.8
Needs personal assistance with specified   				 
IADL's:					   				 
  Getting around outside the home  6,011    3.1     1,993    1.2    4,018   13.1
  Keeping track of money and bills 3,425    1.8     1,384    0.8    2,041    6.7
  Preparing meals................. 3,685    1.9     1,321    0.8    2,364    7.7
  Doing light housework .......... 4,745    2.4     1,763    1.1    2,982    9.7
  Using the telephone ............   933    0.5      1373    0.2      560    1.8