More than half of King County adults age 75 and older had 1 or more specific activity limitation.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) led the U.S. Census Bureau to focus its disability questions on 6 common types of limitations likely to require accommodation under the ADA.
9 percent of all King County residents reported at least 1 of the 6 types of activity limitations that can lead to disability: ambulation, cognition, independent living, hearing, self-care, and vision.
- Activity limitations increased steeply with age, and affected half of men and women age 75 and older.
- Only for youth age 5 to 17 did the rate of activity limitation differ significantly by gender: males age 5-17 were more likely than females to have some activity limitation.
- Multiple limitations were more common among older adults. 43% of adults 65-74 and 64% of those 75 and older reported more than 1 type of limitation (data not shown).
- Alcohol: Notes & Sources
- Childhood Health Risks
- Childhood Health Risks: Notes & Sources
- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
- Teen Risk & Protection Factors (RPFs)
- Disability: Notes & Sources
- Any Limitations
- Specific Activity Limitations
- Enriching Activities
- Health Insurance
- Infant Mortality
- Obesity / Overweight
- Physical Activity
- Teen Births