Infographic: 2017 Disability Statistics - Prevalence (PR) - English

Infographic featuring text on top of an outline of Puerto Rico along with icons representing various disability types.
In Puerto Rico, there are 716 thousand people with a disability. (A person can report one or more of six disability types).
388 thousand people have an ambulatory disability.
324 thousand people have an independent living disability.
314 thousand people have a cognitive disability.
218 thousand people have a visual disability.
187 thousand people have a self-care disability.
155 thousand people have a hearing disability.
Source: Erickson, W., Lee, C., & von Schrader, S. (2019). 2017 Disability Status Report: United States. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI).
If you have questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact the Northeast ADA Center at 1-800-949-4232.


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