[nfbmi-talk] Quick Statistics
Terry D. Eagle
terrydeagle at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 1 11:50:22 UTC 2014
Thanks for that source and stats.
From: nfbmi-talk [mailto:nfbmi-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Derek
Sent: Monday, March 31, 2014 5:32 PM
To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List
Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Quick Statistics
Sharing some Quick Statistics. Source: www.disabilitystatistics.org
"In 2011, the overall percentage (prevalence rate) of working age people
(ages 21 to 64) with a disability in MI was 12.7 percent"
"In other words, in 2011 722,800 of the 5,678,800 individuals ages 21 to 64
in MI reported one or more disabilities"
"In MI in 2011, among the six types of disabilities identified in the ACS,
the highest prevalence rate was for "Ambulatory Disability," 6.9 percent.
The lowest prevalence rate was "Visual Disability," 2.0 percent."
Derek E Moore, M.Ed
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
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