Disability Statistics US

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Developmental Disability Statistics
This info graphic serves as a visual representation of the data found on Cornell University's Website & the U.S. Census Bureau's 2010 Americans With Disabilities Population Report.
Prevalence of Cognitive Disability in the US by American Community Survey in 2012
1. Erickson, W., Lee, C., von Schrader, S. (2014). Disability Statistics from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Employment and Disability Institute (EDI). Retrieved May 21, 2015
- Margin of Error: 90% (measure of the degree of sampling variability).
- Sample Size: 2,866,339
A physical, mental, or emotional condition that seriously affects the person's ability to concentrate, remember, or make decisions.
Definition of "Cognitive Disability":
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Estimates of non-institutionalized persons with a Cognitive Disability in the United States (all races, all genders, & persons aged 5 & up)  are calculated based upon a sample size of 2,866,339 persons who answered the 2012 American Community Survey.
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