Disability is an umbrella term for any or all of the following components, all of which may also be influenced by environmental and personal factors:
More reports and statistics on disability can be found under Disability services.
Web report |
02 Oct 2020
16 Sep 2020
24% of adults with disability experience very good or excellent health, compared with 65% without disability
47% of adults with disability have experienced violence after the age of 15, compared with 36% without disability
32% of adults with disability experience high/very high psychological distress, compared with 8% without disability
Service users’ rate of potentially avoidable deaths was 3.6 times as high as the rate for the general population
Rates of potentially avoidable deaths for male service users was 1.5 times as high as the rate for females
5.9% of service user deaths were caused by spinal muscular atrophy
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