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A new criticism of the variety in measures serving to identify the disabled population in the American Community Survey (ACS) has been raised by Burkhauser, Houtenville, and Tennant. This article provides another perspective on the relationship of the current ACS measure and a work limitation measure demonstrating the complications introduced by combining measures that represent two different metrics and introducing an unmeasured environmental element.
Populations:Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Sources:Mathematica Policy Research
Journal of Disability Policy Studies
American Community Service; work limitation; role of environment; disability measurement; Social Security Disability Insurance; Supplemental Security Insurance; working-age population;
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/65856