East Region adults were less likely than adults in other King County regions to report disabilities.
1 in 5 King County adults belongs to the county’s largest minority group – people with disabilities. Membership in this group can change with time and circumstance. Most adults will have a disability at some point in their lives.
Averaging telephone survey data from 2007 through 2011, 23% of King County adults said they were limited by a physical, emotional, or mental problem; or had a health problem that required use of equipment such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed, or special telephone.
- East Region adults were less likely than those in South, North, and Seattle regions to say they had a disability.
- South Region’s disability rate was higher than that of the county overall.
- Regional and county-wide disability rates have not changed significantly since data collection began in 2001 (data not shown).
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