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Adults Aged 18 and Older with Any Activity Limitations* Due to Vision or Hearing Loss, by Sex, 2008

Adults Aged 18 and Older with Any Activity Limitations* Due to Vision or Hearing Loss, by Sex, 2008
Activity Limitation Percent of Adults with Limitations
Total Female Male

*Activity limitations are defined as conditions that cause difficulty performing certain physical, leisure, and social activities.

Source II.1: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Vision or Hearing Loss 4.4 4.6 4.0
Vision Loss 3.6 4.0 2.9
Hearing Loss 1.5 1.2 1.8

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