Correction (May 2014)

The r-list in the printed May 2014 issue of response included errors. Below are the correct figures. response regrets the errors.

r-list: May 2014

303,858,000
U.S. civilian population. Of this, about 56.7 million (18.7 percent) live with a disability.

241,682,000
U.S. civilian population 15 or older.

21.3 percent
People 15 and over who live with a disability.

14.8 percent
People 15 and over with a sight disability.

3.1 percent
People 15 and over with a hearing disability.

1.2 percent
People 15 and over with a speech disability.

12.6 percent
People 15 and over who have difficulty walking.

6.3 percent
People 15 and over with a mental or emotional disability.

41.1 percent
People 15 and over with a disability who are employed.

Source: Americans With Disabilities: 2010 Household Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, 2012.

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About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.
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