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Data & Statistics

Prevalence of Disability Among Adults, United States 2008

Disability

No Disability

Number of People (in millions)*

Percentage of
U.S. Population

Number of People (in millions)*

Percentage of
U.S. Population

Total

50.6

22.2

117.2

77.8

Age

18–44

15.3

13.5

98.2

86.5

45–64

20.8

27.4

55.1

72.6

65+

14.5

37.8

23.9

62.2

Sex

Male

23.3

21.0

87.7

79.0

Female

27.3

23.4

89.5

76.6

Source: CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
*Weighted population

 

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