Human functioning and disability


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Percentage of persons with disability by age and sex
Aruba 1991 Census
Total 5.52.24.824.2
Male 5.72.35.323.8
Female 5.42.14.424.3


Source: Central Bureau of Statistics, Third Population and Housing Census, October 6, 1991, Selected Tables (1992).


Questions used to identify persons with disabilities:


1. Are you (or is he/she) handicapped? Yes No

2. What type of handicap is it?

a. Physical Handicap:
1. Motor dysfunction
2. Visual handicap
3. Auditory handicap
4. Organ handicap
5. Multiple physical handicap

b. Mental Handicap:
6. Idiocy or imbecility
7. Mental deficiency

c. 8. Mental and physical handicap