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Persons with an Ambulatory Difficulty

This indicator shows the percentage of the population aged 5 years and over with an ambulatory difficulty.

Persons with an Ambulatory Difficulty

6.9
5.0
Comparison: U.S. Value 

5.0

percent
Measurement Period: 2012

County: Douglas

Categories: Health / Disabilities
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value.
American Community Survey single year estimates are available for geographic areas with populations of 65,000 or more.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Why is this important?

People with an ambulatory difficulty experience serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs. These difficulties may in turn limit their physical activity, leading to a further decline in health. Persons with an ambulatory difficulty may have unique requirements for accessibility, such as ramps or elevators.

Persons with an Ambulatory Difficulty : Time Series

2008: 5.6 2009: 5.5 2010: 5.8 2011: 5.0 2012: 5.0

percent

Persons with an Ambulatory Difficulty by Age

5-17: 0.7 18-64: 3.7 65+: 20.3 Overall: 5.0

percent

Persons with an Ambulatory Difficulty

Comparison: Prior Value 

5.0

percent
Measurement Period: 2012

County: Douglas

Categories: Health / Disabilities
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
American Community Survey single year estimates are available for geographic areas with populations of 65,000 or more.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Why is this important?

People with an ambulatory difficulty experience serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs. These difficulties may in turn limit their physical activity, leading to a further decline in health. Persons with an ambulatory difficulty may have unique requirements for accessibility, such as ramps or elevators.

Persons with an Ambulatory Difficulty : Time Series

2008: 5.6 2009: 5.5 2010: 5.8 2011: 5.0 2012: 5.0

percent

Persons with an Ambulatory Difficulty by Age

5-17: 0.7 18-64: 3.7 65+: 20.3 Overall: 5.0

percent