TABLE 1.

Prevalence of Disability: United States 1999 and 2000

Population CharacteristicsTotal Sample (N)No. With Disability% With Disability (SE)Estimated Total PopulationEstimated No. With Disability
All children13 7929637.3 (.3)68 645 0005011
Age, y
 <639202927.4 (.4)20 429 0001512
 6–1151453266.9 (.3)23 669 0001633
 12–1747273457.5 (.7)24 547 0001841
Gender
 Male64656068.9 (.3)43 267 0003851
 Female63643575.5 (.4)25 378 0001396
Race/ethnicity
 White non-Hispanic65935368.2 (.4)49 177 0004033
 Black non-Hispanic22231335.9 (.4)8 724 000515
 Other non-Hispanic444284.8 (.9)1 880 00090
 Hispanic45322665.8 (.4)8 862 000514
Poverty status
 <200% of FPL66614607.9 (.6)28 357 0002240
 200%–399% FPL43013217.5 (.5)23 236 0001743
 ≥400% FPL28031826.2 (.3)17 058 0001058
Insurance status
 Insured11 3028947.4 (.3)62 892 000841
 Uninsured1527695.5 (.6)5 752 00084
  • SE indicates standard error.

  • Source: 1999 and 2000 MEPS.