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Civilian noninstitutionalized population 65+: With a self-care disability (Census 2000)

Definition: Percentage of noninstitutionalized civilians aged 65 and over who have a self-care disability

Notes: Self-care disability is defined as having a physical, mental, or emotional condition lasting 6 months or more that has made it difficult to dress, bathe, or get around inside the home.

Sources:
Data calculated by Center on the Family using the following sources.

  • U.S. Census Bureau. (2004, October). Census 2000 special tabulation on aging (STP 9), P35: Age by type of disability for the civilian non-institutionalized population 55 years and over.

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Year National State County
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