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Table E. Persons, by Age and Selected Measures of Disabllity Status: 1991-92

Table E. Persons, by Age and Selected Measures of Disabllity Status: 1991-92
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[Numbers in thousands]

                                                Both Sexes        Males         Females
Age and disability measure                          Percent         Percent         Percent
                                             Number distrib. Number distrib. Number distrib.

PERSONS 15 YEARS OLD AND OVER

Total...................................     195 729 100.0   93 985  100.0  101,744  100.0

Needs personal assistance with an ADL
or IADL ....................................   9,211   4.7    3,383    3.6    5,828    5.7
						     
Uses a wheelchair...........................   1,494   0.8      575    0.6      919    0.9
Does not use a wheelchair but has used a	     
cane, crutches, or a walker for six months	     
or longer ..................................   3,962   2.0    1,547    1.7    2,415    2.4
						     
Wth a mental or emotional disability........   6,879   3.5    3,534    3.8    3,345    3.3

PERSONS 15 TO 64 YEARS OLD

 Total ..................................... 165,040 100.0   81,154  100.0   83,886  100.0

Needs personal assistance with an ADL
or IADL ....................................   3,876   2.4    1,665    2.1    2,211    2.6
						       
Uses a wheelchair...........................     529   0.3      263    0.3      266    0.3
Does not use a wheelchair but has used a	       
cane, crutches, or a walker for six months	       
or longer ..................................   1,115   0.7      567    0.7      548    0.7
						       
With a mental or emotional disability.......   5,746   3.5    3,162    3.9    2,584    3.1

PERSONS 65 YEARS OLD AND OVER

 Total .....................................  30,688 100.0   12,831  100.0   17,857  100.0

Needs personal assistance with an ADL
or IADL ....................................   5,336  17.4    1,718   13.4    3,617   20.3
						     
Uses a wheelchair...........................     965   3.1      311    2.4      653    3.7
Does not use a wheelchair but has used a	     
cane, crutches, or a walker for six months	     
or longer ..................................   2,847   9.3      980    7.6    1,867   10.5
						     
With a mental or emotional disability.......   1,133   3.7      372    2.9      760    4.3

PERSONS 16 TO 67 YEARS OLD

 Total ..................................... 167,899 100.0   82,261  100.0   85,638  100.0
 
With a work disability .....................  19,544  11.6    9,620   11.7    9,924   11.6
 Prevented from working.....................   8,632   5.1    3,922    4.8    4,710    5.5

PERSONS 16 YEARS OLD AND OVER


 Total ..................................... 192,348 100.0   92,220  100.0  100,128  100.0

With a housework disability.................  18,088   9.4    7,477    8.1   10,611   10.6
 Unable to do housework ....................   3,591   1.9    1,691    1.8    1,900    1.9