Severity of disability among children aged 0 to 14 years with disabilities, by age groups, Canada, 20011

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Degree of severity Age groups
Total 0 to 42 years 5 to 14 years
Number of children Percentage of children Number of children Percentage of children Number of children Percentage of children
Mild to moderate 103,770 57.4 15,080 57.5 88,690 57.3
Mild 49,730 32.1
Moderate 38,960 25.2
Severe to very severe 77,160 42.6 11,130 42.5 66,030 42.7
Severe 39,480 25.5
Very severe 26,550 17.2
... Not applicable
1. The Canada total excludes the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The sum of the values for each category may differ from the total due to rounding.
2. The severity scale for children aged 0 to 4 is divided into only two groups, mild to moderate and severe to very severe.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2001.