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Title: Human Functioning and Disability Data      
dateReleased:
06-28-2011
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.1/16252
ID:
hdl:1902.1/16252
description:
Users can access international data pertaining to persons with disabilities. Background The Human Functioning and Disability Database is maintained by the United Nations. Disability prevalence data is available for specific countries from the DISTAT, United Nations Disability Statistics Database. Data is also available about disability, impairment, handicaps for the continents. User functionality Three data sets are available: the United Nations Disability Statistics Database, Demographic Yearbook, and the Disabilities Statistics Compendium . Data is presented in table and report format and is divided by age and gender. The United Nations Disability Statistics Database creates tables, Demographic Yearbook is available for download in English and French in PDF format, and the Disabilities Statistics Compendium is available for download in English, French, and Spanish in PDF format. Data Notes The data years are clearly labeled for the United Nations Disability Statistics Database. The data from the Demographic Yearbook comes from the 1993 Special Issue: Population Aging and the Situation of Elderly Persons. The Disabilities Statistics Compendium is based upon the national statistics available in DISTAT, the United Nations Statistics Division published in 1990 the Disability Statistics Compendium.
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Click here to access data from site, 2011, "Human Functioning and Disability Data", http://hdl.handle.net/1902.1/16252, Harvard Dataverse, V1
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997