Counting Working-age People with Disabilities: What Current Data Tell Us and Options for Improvement

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W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2009 - Social Science - 447 pages
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This book provides a systematic review of what current statistics and data on working-age people with disabilities can and cannot tell us, and how the quality of the data can be improved to better inform policymakers, advocates, analysts, service providers, administrators, and others interested in this at-risk population.
 

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Contents

1 Purpose Overview and Key Conclusions by David C Stapleton Andrew J Houtenville Robert R Weathers II and Richard V Burkhauser
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2 The Disability Data Lanscape by Robert R Weathers II
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3 Disability Prevalence and Demographics by Andrew J Houtenville Elizabeth Potamites William A Erickson and S Antonio RuizQuintanilla
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4 Employment by Robert R Weathers II and David C Wittenburg
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5 Household Income by Richard V Burkhauser Ludmila Rovba and Robert R Weathers II
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6 Poverty by Richard V Burkhauser Andrew J Houtenville and Ludmila Rovba
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7 Health and Functional Status by Gerry E Hendershot Benjamin H Harris and David C Stapleton
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8 Survey Data Collection Methods by Janice Ballou and Jason Markesich
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9 Program Participants by David C Stapleton David C Wittenburg and Craig Thornton
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10 The Group Quarters Population by Peiyun She and David C Stapleton
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11 Options for Improving Disability Data Collection by David C Stapleton Gina A Livermore and Peiyun She
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The Authors
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Index
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About the Institute
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