ERIC Number: ED046169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Disability in the United States: A Compendium of Data on Prevalence and Programs.
Riley, Lawrence E., Ed.; Nagi, Saad Z., Ed.
The data are intended to offer a comprehensive picture of disability and rehabilitation in the United States. Provided are a selection of existing statistics on the prevalence and distributions of disability and the programs, organizations, and occupations concerned with the disabled and their rehabilitation. Also included is an account of existing sources of data. Tables on prevalence and distributions include National Health Survey Estimates, and the 1966 Social Security Disability Survey. Tables on public and private programs describe Social Security Disability Insurance, public assistance programs, state-federal rehabilitation services, veterans disability benefits, railroad disability insurance, workmen's compensation programs, the U.S. Employment Service and the disabled, public employees' retirement programs, and private disability insurance. Statistics on occupations and facilities serving the disabled are also included. (KW)
Descriptors: Agencies, Disabilities, Facilities, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Incidence, Insurance, National Programs, National Surveys, Private Agencies, Private Financial Support, Program Descriptions, Rehabilitation Programs, State Aid, Statistical Data
Division of Disability Research, Dept. of Physical Medicine, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, 472 West 8th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210
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Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Coll. of Medicine.