[games_access] We must get data sooner than later

AudioGames.net richard at audiogames.net
Tue May 8 17:16:03 EDT 2007


ah... you're on a mac ;)

----- Original Message -----
From: "d. michelle hinn" <hinn at uiuc.edu>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2007 10:57 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] We must get data sooner than later



> Cool! Thanks Tim -- what format did you attach the file in? I may be

> able to avoid what we have below -- try sending it to me at

> hinn at uiuc.edu

>

> Ok, if we can then get that census guy to help us break down 21-65

> even further then we'll be set!

>

>>>I'm waiting on information from the guy I know at the US census for

>>>census 2000 -- I have some of the data that I use in presentations

>>

>>http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/disability/2005acs.html

>>

>>There are tools there to break things down. I just did a generic

>>"Has a disability vs. doesn't have a disability" broken down by

>>slightly more fine-grained ranges:

>>

>>5-16

>>16-21

>>21-65

>>65-74

>>75+

>>

>>I also broke them down by gender. I attached the file, but if for

>>some reason the mailing list strips attachments, I can FTP it

>>somewhere.

>>

>>I don't know if this is the sorta data you were looking for, but

>>it's a start. Huzzah for government-supplied data. :)

>>

>>-tim

>>

>>

>>

>> Disability Disability % No Disability All 267,387,983

>>39,740,709 15% 227,647,274 5-16 44,586,147 2,886,534 6% 41,699,613

>>16-21 19,038,658 1,357,743 7% 17,680,915 21-65 169,002,651

>>21,432,556 13% 147,570,095 65-74 18,359,809 5,556,324 30%

>>12,803,485 75+ 16,400,718 8,507,552 52% 7,893,166

>>Male 130,301,787 18,641,855 14% 111,659,932 5-16 22,810,520

>>1,833,676 8% 20,976,844 16-21 9,789,354 787,851 8% 9,001,503

>>21-65 82,857,784 10,342,501 12% 72,515,283 65-74 8,400,634

>>2,522,501 30% 5,878,133 75+ 6,443,495 3,155,326 49% 3,288,169

>>Female 137,086,196 21,098,854 15% 115,987,342 5-16 21,775,627

>>1,052,858 5% 20,722,769 16-21 9,249,304 569,892 6% 8,679,412

>>21-65 86,144,867 11,090,055 13% 75,054,812 65-74 9,959,175

>>3,033,823 30% 6,925,352 75+ 9,957,223 5,352,226 54% 4,604,997

>>

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