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Table 1 Characteristics of PwD (% in the district) in India detailed by area of residence - 2001

From: Factors associated with persons with disability employment in India: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Total (n = 593 districts) Rural (n = 583 districts) Urban (n = 584 districts)
Seeing 47.5 % (0.103) 46.7 % (0.104) 48.92 % (0.129)
Hearing 6.8 % (0.034) 7.16 % (0.035) 4.92 % (0.023)
Speech 7.8 % (0.026) 7.89 % (0.027) 7.54 % (0.024)
Movement 27.7 % (0.081) 28.5 % (0.082) 27.15 % (0.093)
Mental 10.1 % (0.033) 9.76 % (0.032) 11.45 % (0.039)
Female 42.3 % (0.039) 42.5 % (0.039) 41.2 % (0.047)
Illiteracy 53.4 % (0.101) 55.94 % (0.097) 38.36 % (0.072)
Employment 36.0 % (0.072) 37.34 % (0.074) 29.43 % (0.073)
  1. Standard deviations presented in parenthesis
  2. Source: Author’s Calculation from 2001 Indian Census