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Table 1. Prevalence of disability

From: Using the ICF in Ireland

Prevalence of disability Census 2006 (Sampling frame for NDS) Prevalence 8.1%
  NDS 2006 (Main sample False negatives and false positives) Final prevalence 18.5%
Estimated numbers of persons with a disability Census disability sample 325,800 persons with disability
  NDS general population sample (estimated) 423,300 persons with disability
  Total (estimated) 749,100 persons with disability
  1. (CSO, 2008:14 – 15)