Infographic: 2017 Disability Statistics - Prevalence (US)

Infographic featuring text on top of an outline of a U.S. map along with icons representing various disability types.
In the US, there are 41 Million people with a disability. (A person can report one or more of six disability types).
20.9 Million people have an ambulatory disability.
15.4 Million people have a cognitive disability.
14.6 Million people have an independent living disability.
11.5 Million people have a hearing disability.
7.9 Million people have a self-care disability.
7.5 Million people have a visual 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).
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