ERIC Number: ED316007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Chartbook on Disability in the United States.
Kraus, Lewis E.; Stoddard, Susan
This chartbook is designed as a graphic reference on national statistical information about disabilities. Each page contains a content question, explanatory text, and an explanatory chart or table as well as information on sources used. Key terms are shown in boldface and defined in a glossary. Section 1 provides demographic data on Americans with disabilities. Section 2 reviews more specific data on such characteristics as age, race, income and geographic location. Diseases, injuries, and impairments causing disabilities are discussed in section 3. Section 4 focuses on the elderly and children. Work disability is discussed in section 5. An appendix covers technical issues of each survey used for the charts. Contains 54 references. (PB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: InfoUse, Berkeley, CA.