Table 17
Prevalence of disability among senior women and men, by age group, Canada, 2012

Table 17
Prevalence of disability among senior women and men, by age group, Canada, 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of Prevalence of disability among senior women and men. The information is grouped by Disability (appearing as row headers), Total – 65 years and over, 65 to 74 years, 75 to 84 years, 85 years and over, Women and Men, calculated using percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
DisabilityNote 1 Total – 65 years and over 65 to 74 years 75 to 84 years 85 years and over
Women Men Women Men Women Men Women Men
percentage
At least one disability 35.3 30.9Note * 27.6 25.0Note * 40.8 37.6 59.2 53.1
Hearing 9.1 12.1Note * 5.9 8.9Note * 9.9 15.2Note * 24.1 26.4
Seeing 7.2 5.8Note * 5.1 3.7Note * 7.8 7.8 17.5 15.4Note E: Use with caution
Mobility 22.5 18.3Note * 17.4 13.7Note * 24.5 23.7 43.7 35.5
Flexibility 20.7 17.6Note * 16.1 13.7Note * 23.7 21.3 36.2 35.7
Dexterity 10.3 6.8Note * 7.3 5.0Note * 12.0 8.3Note * 21.3 17.2Note E: Use with caution
Pain 24.8 19.1Note * 20.3 16.1Note * 27.7 22.4Note * 40.4 31.0Note *
Learning 2.9 3.3 2.2Note E: Use with caution 2.0 3.0Note E: Use with caution 5.0Note E: Use with cautionNote * 6.4Note E: Use with caution 6.0Note E: Use with caution
Developmental Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.5Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.2Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Mental / psychological 5.2 4.4 4.7 3.9 4.7 4.7Note E: Use with caution 9.3Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
Memory 5.0 5.1 3.0 3.4 5.6Note E: Use with caution 6.9 14.2 12.6Note E: Use with caution
Other 0.8Note E: Use with caution 0.7Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution 0.8Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
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