Table 4.4-1
Severity of disability for adults and children with disabilities by sex and age groups, Nova Scotia, 2006

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spacer Total population
Age groups Total1 Mild or
moderate2
Severe or
very severe2
Mild3 Moderate3 Severe3 Very
severe3
Total - all ages 179,100 64,990 47,810 42,970 22,560
Total - aged less than 15 years 6,530 1,930 1,410 1,510 920
0 to 4 770 430 340E
5 to 14 5,760 1,930 1,410 1,510 920
Total - aged 15 years and over 172,570 63,070 46,400 41,460 21,640
15 to 64 103,730 38,370 27,200 25,430 12,730
15 to 24 7,590 3,730 1,670 1,380 810E
25 to 44 25,970 10,630 6,320 6,760 2,260
45 to 64 70,170 24,010 19,210 17,290 9,660
65 and over 68,840 24,700 19,200 16,030 8,910
65 to 74 31,080 12,660 9,560 5,970 2,890E
75 and over 37,760 12,040 9,640 10,060 6,020
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spacer Males
Age groups Total1 Mild or
moderate2
Severe or
very severe2
Mild3 Moderate3 Severe3 Very
severe3
Total - all ages 83,230 30,640 22,040 19,670 10,370
Total - aged less than 15 years 4,350 1,240 940 1,060 580
0 to 4 520 270E 250
5 to 14 3,830 1,240 940 1,060 580
Total - aged 15 years and over 78,890 29,400 21,100 18,600 9,780
15 to 64 49,060 18,750 11,970 12,410 5,940
15 to 24 3,770 1,920 790 700 370E
25 to 44 11,300 4,800 2,660 2,890 950E
45 to 64 33,980 12,030 8,530 8,820 4,610E
65 and over 29,820 10,660 9,130 6,200 3,840E
65 to 74 15,060 5,930 4,550 3,320 1,260E
75 and over 14,760 4,730 4,580 2,870E 2,580E
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Age groups Total1 Mild or
moderate2
Severe or
very severe2
Mild3 Moderate3 Severe3 Very
severe3
Total - all ages 95,870 34,360 25,770 23,300 12,190
Total - aged less than 15 years 2,190 690 460 450E 340E
0 to 4 250E 150E x
5 to 14 1,940 690 460 450E 340E
Total - aged 15 years and over 93,680 33,670 25,300 22,850 11,860
15 to 64 54,670 19,620 15,230 13,020 6,790
15 to 24 3,820 1,810 880 680E 430E
25 to 44 14,660 5,830 3,670 3,860 1,310E
45 to 64 36,190 11,980 10,680 8,470 5,050E
65 and over 39,010 14,040 10,070 9,830 5,070
65 to 74 16,020 6,730 5,010 2,650 1,630E
75 and over 23,000 7,320 5,060 7,190 3,430
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1. The sum of the values for each category may differ from the total due to rounding.
2. Applies to children aged 0 to 4.
3. Not applicable to children 0-4 years of age.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activitiy Limitation Survey, 2006.