ERIC Number: ED282370
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Disabled Adults in America: A Statistical Report Drawn from Census Bureau Data.
This publication reports findings from the 1980 Census and from Current Population Survey studies conducted in 1981 and 1982 by the United States Bureau of the Census regarding characteristics of the 12,320,000 noninstitutionalized disabled Americans between 16 and 64 years of age. Tables, figures, and text provide information on age distribution, educational attainment, residential patterns, marital status, labor force participation, income and economic status, and occupational categories of this population. The "typical" working-age disabled American is described as: 50 years of age; a high school graduate; married; not in the labor force; and having about $5,000 in income from all sources in 1980. (CB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see EC 192 713-716.