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RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series: Disability, 2000 [United States] (ICPSR 27862)

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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.

Series: RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities Data Core Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Cross-Sectional Data by Tract, 2000 Geo-Referenced - Download All Files (1,174.9 MB) large dataset
DS2:  Cross-Sectional Data by County FIPS, 2000 Geo-Referenced - Download All Files (78.5 MB)
DS3:  Cross-Sectional Data by County Geographic, 2000 Geo-Referenced - Download All Files (77.6 MB)
DS4:  Cross-Sectional Data by MSA Geographic, 2000 Geo-Referenced - Download All Files (12.2 MB)
DS5:  Cross-Sectional Data by State, 2000 Geo-Referenced - Download All Files (5.5 MB)

Study Description


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

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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

Time Period:  

  • 2000

Date of Collection:  

  • 2000

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.

Data Source:

P035 and P086 tables, Special Tables on Aging Series, Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services


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