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211. Days of Disability, by Type and Selected Characteristics

[2,913 represents 2,913,000. Covers civilian noninstitutional population. Beginning 1985, the levels of estimates may not be comparable to estimates for 1970- 1980 because the later data are based on a revised questionnaire and field procedures; for further information, see source. Based on National Health Interview Survey; see Appendix III. NORTHEAST: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. MIDWEST: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. SOUTH: Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. WEST: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, and Hawaii]

 
TOTAL DAYS OF TOTAL DAYS OF TOTAL DAYS OF DAYS PER PERSON DAYS PER PERSON DAYS PER PERSON
DISABILITY (millions) DISABILITY (millions) DISABILITY (millions)
ITEM -
1970 1980 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1970 1980 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
 
Restricted-activity days 1 2,913 4,165 3,453 3,597 3,448 3,536 3,693 3,669 3,996 4,096 4,346 4,143 4,097 3,825 14.6 19.1 14.8 15.2 14.5 14.7 15.2 14.9 16.1 16.3 17.1 16.0 15.6 14.5
  Male 1,273 1,802 1,442 1,498 1,464 1,487 1,558 1,558 1,701 1,739 1,844 1,723 1,748 1,587 13.2 17.1 12.8 13.1 12.7 12.7 13.2 13.1 14.1 14.2 14.9 13.6 13.7 12.3
  Female 1,640 2,363 2,011 2,099 1,984 2,049 2,135 2,111 2,296 2,357 2,502 2,420 2,349 2,237 15.8 21.0 16.6 17.2 16.1 16.5 17.0 16.7 17.9 18.2 19.2 18.2 17.5 16.5
 
  White 2 2,526 3,518 2,899 3,048 2,896 2,969 3,087 3,057 3,344 3,384 3,598 3,375 3,392 3,154 14.4 18.7 14.5 15.2 14.3 14.6 15.0 14.8 16.1 16.2 17.0 15.7 15.6 14.3
  Black 2 365 580 489 473 475 487 511 536 540 586 616 608 558 543 16.2 22.7 17.4 16.6 16.4 16.6 17.1 17.7 17.5 18.6 19.2 18.4 17.0 16.4
 
  Under 65 years 2,331 3,228 2,557 2,712 2,594 2,657 2,774 2,734 2,966 3,005 3,289 3,070 3,091 2,857 12.9 16.6 12.4 13.0 12.3 12.5 12.9 12.6 13.6 13.6 14.7 13.4 13.4 12.3
  65 years and over 582 937 895 884 854 879 919 936 1,030 1,091 1,057 1,073 1,006 968 30.7 39.2 33.1 32.1 30.3 30.6 31.5 31.4 34.0 35.4 33.8 34.6 32.0 30.5
 
  Northeast 709 862 689 700 684 667 669 656 658 684 798 803 754 716 14.5 17.9 13.8 14.0 13.6 13.5 13.7 13.2 13.1 13.7 15.9 15.9 14.7 13.3
  Midwest 691 989 744 844 746 762 812 836 907 946 978 879 865 819 12.4 17.2 12.7 14.8 13.0 12.8 13.6 14.0 15.2 15.4 15.8 13.9 13.9 12.9
  South 996 1,415 1,308 1,325 1,220 1,328 1,392 1,404 1,529 1,518 1,564 1,443 1,561 1,432 15.9 19.8 16.3 16.5 15.0 16.1 16.7 16.7 18.2 18.0 18.3 16.4 16.9 15.8
  West 518 899 712 728 797 779 820 773 902 948 1,006 1,017 917 857 15.6 22.0 15.7 15.8 16.0 15.6 15.8 14.8 16.5 17.1 17.7 17.6 16.4 15.2
 
  Family income:
   Under $10,000 (NA) (NA) 893 851 756 754 694 662 711 712 741 681 649 554 (NA) (NA) 25.8 25.4 24.2 26.6 26.5 27.3 29.8 29.0 30.2 29.1 30.0 27.9
   $10,000 to $19,999 (NA) (NA) 781 780 750 751 768 758 789 847 857 801 794 779 (NA) (NA) 16.7 17.3 16.9 17.8 18.7 19.1 20.8 22.1 22.3 21.5 21.0 21.1
   $20,000 to $34,999 (NA) (NA) 791 829 761 734 752 715 724 750 849 825 824 702 (NA) (NA) 12.1 13.2 12.3 12.3 13.3 13.5 13.6 14.6 15.7 15.2 15.1 13.0
   $35,000 or more (NA) (NA) 568 669 685 726 798 912 983 940 1,086 1,051 1,133 1,083 (NA) (NA) 9.9 10.5 9.9 9.7 9.9 10.3 11.0 10.3 11.2 10.5 10.6 9.9
 
Bed-disability days 3 1,222 1,520 1,436 1,548 1,474 1,519 1,579 1,521 1,613 1,585 1,708 1,603 1,593 1,566 6.1 7.0 6.1 6.5 6.2 6.3 6.5 6.2 6.5 6.3 6.7 6.2 6.1 5.9
  Male 503 616 583 613 595 607 652 625 657 648 688 623 678 626 5.2 5.9 5.2 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.5 5.2 5.4 5.3 5.6 4.9 5.3 4.9
  Female 720 904 852 935 879 912 927 896 956 938 1,020 980 915 940 6.9 8.0 7.1 7.7 7.1 7.3 7.4 7.1 7.5 7.3 7.8 7.4 6.8 6.9
 
  Under 65 years 959 1,190 1,064 1,137 1,081 1,107 1,164 1,115 1,166 1,130 1,286 1,155 1,181 1,167 5.3 6.1 5.1 5.4 5.1 5.2 5.4 5.2 5.3 5.1 5.8 5.1 5.1 5.0
  65 years and over 263 330 371 411 394 412 415 406 447 455 422 448 412 399 13.8 13.8 13.7 14.9 14.0 14.4 14.2 13.6 14.7 14.8 13.5 14.4 13.1 12.6
 
Work-loss days 4 417 485 575 607 603 609 659 621 650 597 666 642 657 603 5.4 5.0 5.3 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.6 5.3 5.6 5.1 5.6 5.2 5.3 4.8
  Male 243 271 287 302 299 307 322 303 313 280 315 311 307 282 5.0 4.9 4.8 5.0 4.8 4.8 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.4 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.1
  Female 175 215 288 305 304 302 337 319 337 317 351 332 349 321 5.9 5.1 6.0 6.1 6.1 5.8 6.4 5.9 6.3 5.9 6.4 5.9 6.1 5.6
 
School-loss days 5 222 204 217 226 198 222 260 212 237 215 250 225 229 206 4.9 5.3 4.8 5.0 4.4 4.9 5.7 4.6 5.1 4.6 5.3 4.5 4.5 4.0
  Male 108 95 100 99 96 107 129 100 114 101 121 104 107 100 4.7 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.6 5.6 4.3 4.8 4.2 5.0 4.1 4.2 3.8
  Female 114 109 117 127 102 115 131 112 123 114 129 121 122 105 5.1 5.7 5.3 5.8 4.6 5.2 5.9 5.0 5.5 5.0 5.5 5.0 4.9 4.2



NA Not available. 1 A day when a person cuts down on his usual activities for more than half a day because of illness or injury. Includes bed-disability, work-loss, and school-loss days. Total includes other races and unknown income, not shown separately.
2 Beginning 1980, race was determined by asking the household respondent to report his race. In earlier years the racial classification of respondents was determined by interviewer observation.
3 A day when a person stayed in bed more than half a day because of illness or injury. Includes those work-loss and school-loss days actually spent in bed.
4 A day when a person lost more than half a workday because of illness or injury. Computed for persons 17 years of age and over (beginning 1984, 18 years of age and over) in the currently employed population, defined as those who were working or had a job or business from which they were not on layoff during the 2-week period preceding the week of interview.
5 Child's loss of more than half a school day because of illness or injury. Computed for children 6-16 years of age. Beginning 1984, children 5-17 years old.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital and Health Statistics, Series 10, No. 200; and earlier reports and unpublished data.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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