Adults with Disabilities: Ethnicity and Race

Infograph of Adults with Disabilities by Ethnicity and Race

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Adults with Disabilities: Ethnicity and Race

When it comes to the health of people with disabilities, it’s important to know the health differences among racial and ethnic groups

Approximate number of adults with a disability by ethnicity and race.

American Indian / Alaska Native:

  • 3 in 10 have a disability

Black:

  • 1 in 4 have a disability

White:

  • 1 in 5 have a disability

Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander:

  • 1 in 6 have a disability

Hispanic:

  • 1 in 6 have a disability

Asian:

  • 1 in 10 have a disability
Percentage of adults with a disability who are obese or smoke.

American Indian / Alaska Native:

  • 40.6% are obese
  • 41.2% smoke

Black:

  • 47.3% are obese
  • 28.1% smoke

White:

  • 35.5% are obese
  • 28.7% smoke

Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander:

  • 31.8% are obese
  • 28.2% smoke

Hispanic:

  • 39.9% are obese
  • 20.6% smoke

Asian:

  • 20.3% are obese
  • 12.8% smoke