Section 2: Characteristics of People With Disabilities
2.1. Where do people with activity limitations live?
People with activity limitations live in all parts of the United States, but a slightly higher levels of activity limitations in the population is found in the South (16.1%) than in the West (14.7%), Midwest (14.6%), and Northeast (14.3%).
People living in rural areas (not MSAs) have the highest levels of activity limitation (17.6%). Centeral city residents report 15.8% have limitations and those living in MSAs outside of the central cities report the lowest activity limitation levels (13.4%).
People living in rural areas have the highest activity limitations.
Source: NCHS, 1995
Survey: NHIS, 1994