Table 7
Workplace accommodations for people who were unemployed or not in the labour force by sex, Canada, 2006

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Workplace accommodation Women Men
Modified hours or days 29.7 28.2
Job redesign 24.2 28.2
Special chair or back support 21.5 15.3
Modified or ergonomic workstation 14.0 10.9
Accessible elevator 12.4 6.5E
Accessible washrooms 11.5 7.1E
Appropriate parking 11.0 8.2E
Accessible transportation 9.6 9.5
Human support 7.3 9.3
Handrails, ramps 6.6 6.5E
Other equipment, help, or work arrangement 5.7E 4.1E
Computer with braille 5.7E 4.0E
Communication aids 4.6E 4.6E
Technical aids 3.4E 4.2E
Note: Includes Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2006