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1. Introduction

2. Data and methodology

3. Levels and trends in reported prevalence of disability and handicap

  • 3.1 Changes in reported prevalence rates of disability and handicap
  • 3.2 Age variations in reported prevalence rates

4. Levels and patterns of reported area of handicap

  • 4.1 Changes in proportion of reported area of handicap
  • 4.2 Changes in reported number of areas of handicap

5. Decomposition of the confounding effects of demographic changes and changes in prevalence rates

6. Discussion and conclusion

  • 6.1 Overall prevalence and indications for service resources
  • 6.2 Related factors and the need for services


Appendix A