ERIC Number: EJ664528
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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A Comparison of the Economic Status of Working-Age Persons with Visual Impairments and Those of Other Groups.
Houtenville, Andrew J.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v97 n3 p133-48 Mar 2003
This article compares the economic status of adults with visual impairments with those with non-visual impairments using data from the National Health Interview Survey. Employment rates and mean household incomes were lower and receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance higher among those blind in both eyes than those with less severe visual impairments and those deaf in both ears. (Contains references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Social Security Disability Insurance
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Health Interview Survey