Disability & Health U.S. Profile Data for Puerto Rico (Adults 18+ years of age)
Disability Impacts Puerto Rico
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Percentage of adults in Puerto Rico with select functional disability types
Mobility: Serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs
Cognition: Serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
Independent living: Serious difficulty doing errands alone, such as visiting a doctor's office
Hearing: Deafness or serious difficulty hearing
Vision: Blind or serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses
Self-care: Difficulty dressing or bathing
Adults with disabilities in Puerto Rico experience health disparities and are more likely to...1
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Note: Data are rounded to the nearest whole figure. For more precise prevalence data, please visit dhds.cdc.gov.
- Data Source: 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).