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RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series: Disability, 2000 [United States] (ICPSR 27862)
Principal Investigator(s): Escarce, Jose J., RAND Corporation; Lurie, Nicole, RAND Corporation; Jewell, Adria, RAND Corporation
The RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series is composed of a wide selection of analytical measures, encompassing a variety of domains, all derived from a number of disparate data sources. The CPHHD Data Core's central focus is on geographic measures for census tracts, counties, and Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) from two distinct geo-reference points, 1990 and 2000. The current study, Disability, contains cross-sectional data from the year 2000. Based on the Decennial Census Special Table Series published by the Administration on Aging, this study contains a large number of disability measures categorized by age (55+), type of disability (sensory, learning, employment, and self-care), and poverty status.
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Escarce, Jose J., Nicole Lurie, and Adria Jewell. RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series: Disability, 2000 [United States]. ICPSR27862-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-05-13. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27862.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27862.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: age, aging, census, census data, census records, counties, disabilities, disabled persons, FIPS codes, hearing impairment, independent living, learning disabilities, older adults, physical disabilities, poverty, vision impairment
Smallest Geographic Unit: census tract
Geographic Coverage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation: census tract, county (FIPS), county (Geographic), MSA, state
Universe: All census tracts in the 50 United States and District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Data Collection Notes:
Data for Decennial Census Abridged (ICPSR 27866), Segregation Indices (ICPSR 27863), Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status (SES) Index (ICPSR 27865), Cost-of-Living Indices (ICPSR 27621), Pollution (ICPSR 27864), and Street Connectivity (ICPSR 27861) are also available from ICPSR.
Additional details about the RAND center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series can be found on the RAND Web site.
Study Purpose: The purpose of the CPHHD Data Core Series is to provide projects with the data tools necessary to conduct quality, population-based, health-relevant research.
P035 and P086 tables, Special Tables on Aging Series, Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services
Original ICPSR Release: 2011-05-13
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