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A profile of Albertans with disabilities

2006

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A Profile of Albertans with Disabilities: a Compilation of Information from National Data Sources Office for Disability Issues Alberta Seniors and Community Supports Government of Alberta September 2006 A Profile of Albertans with Disabilities 1 A Profile of Albertans with Disabilities For more copies or information contact: Office for Disability Issues Alberta Seniors and Community Supports Suit [...] Office for Disability Issues A Profile of Albertans with Disabilities 4 Beyond the provincial and national data, this report also presents the disability prevalence rates of four comparable countries: Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. [...] The birth prevalence for specific congenital anomalies or categories of congenital anomalies was calculated using the number of stillbirths or live births for a specific congenital anomaly as the numerator and the total number of births (live births and stillbirths) as the denominator. [...] Office for Disability Issues A Profile of Albertans with Disabilities 15 Number of Disabilities Experienced by an Individual In Canada, almost 40% of pre-school (0 to 4 years) children with disabilities experience two disabilities, 36% of children with disabilities aged 5 to 14 have two or three, and nearly 82% of all adults (15+ years) with disabilities have two or more21. [...] Office for Disability Issues 108,930 / 209,470 = 0.52 (52%) Calculating the Unemployment Rate: Alberta s unemployment rate for persons with disabilities is calculated by dividing the number of persons with disabilities that are A Profile of Albertans with Disabilities 18 Total Income for Adults, 15+ Years The average total income for adults (15+ years) with disabilities in Alberta is $24,508.

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