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223. Receipt of Personal Assistance by Persons with Disabilities:

[1994-95, for period October 1994 through January 1995 (9,342 represents 9,342,000); 1997, for period August through November 1997. Covers civilian noninstitutional population and members of the Armed Forces living off post or with their families on post. The criteria for presence of disability varied by age. In general, a disability is considered a reduced ability to perform tasks one would normally do at a given stage in life. ADL's are activities of daily living and include getting around inside the home, getting in or out of a bed or chair, taking a bath or shower, dressing, eating, and using the toilet. IADL's are instrumental activities of daily living and include going outside the home, keeping track of money and bills, preparing meals, doing light housework, and using the telephone. Based on the Survey of Income and Program Participation; for details, see source]

 
1994-95 1994-95 1997 1997
-
PERSONS 15 YEARS OLD PERSONS 65 YEARS OLD PERSONS 15 YEARS OLD PERSONS 65 YEARS OLD
RELATIONSHIP OF FIRST AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER
HELPER TO PERSON - - -
RECEIVING ASSISTANCE Receiving Receiving Receiving Receiving Receiving Receiving Receiving Receiving
assistance with assistance with assistance with assistance with assistance with assistance with assistance with assistance with
an ADL or an IADL an ADL an ADL or an IADL an ADL an ADL or an IADL an ADL an ADL or an IADL an ADL
- - - - - - -
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
(1,000) distribution (1,000) distribution (1,000) distribution (1,000) distribution (1,000) distribution (1,000) distribution (1,000) distribution (1,000) distribution
 
  Persons receiving assistance 9,342 100.0 3,777 100.0 5,046 100.0 2,202 100.0 9,793 100.0 3,974 100.0 5,302 100.0 2,261 100.0
 
Household member 4,478 47.9 2,154 57.0 2,360 46.8 1,208 54.9 5,162 52.7 2,479 62.4 2,344 44.2 1,239 54.8
Not a household member 4,864 52.1 1,623 43.0 2,686 53.2 994 45.1 4,631 47.3 1,495 37.6 2,959 55.8 1,023 45.2
 
Spouse 2,607 27.9 1,298 34.4 1,366 27.1 724 32.9 3,113 31.8 1,558 39.2 1,492 28.1 751 33.2
Daughter 1,710 18.3 688 18.2 1,120 22.2 465 21.1 1,790 18.3 703 17.7 1,325 25.0 522 23.1
Son 1,183 12.7 392 10.4 711 14.1 245 11.1 812 8.3 289 7.3 544 10.3 184 8.1
Parent 800 8.6 280 7.4 (X) (X) (X) (X) 965 9.9 234 5.9 (X) (X) (X) (X)
Other relative 1,231 13.2 447 11.8 755 15.0 312 14.2 1,121 11.4 327 8.2 719 13.6 213 9.4
Nonrelative 1,018 10.9 300 7.9 468 9.3 151 6.9 1,120 11.4 406 10.2 607 11.4 242 10.7
Paid help 794 8.5 372 9.9 626 12.4 305 13.8 873 8.9 457 11.5 615 11.6 350 15.5


X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P70-61 and unpublished data.

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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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