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Table 3 Types of disability by age and gender at Dabat HDSS, October-December 2014 (N = 67,395)

From: Prevalence of disability and associated factors in Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System site, northwest Ethiopia

Types of disability (N = 1369) Age < 5 years Age 5–15 years Age 15–49 years Age ≥ 50 years Total
M
N = 4584
F
N = 4503
M
N = 9876
F
N = 9985
M
N = 14,601
F
N = 15,206
M
N = 4109
F
N = 4521
M
N = 33,181
F
N = 34,214
n (%)
Cognitive
N = 208
1 (0.02) 2 (0.04) 10 (0.10) 10 (0.10) 57 (0.39) 79 (0.52) 18 (0.44) 31(0.69) 86 (0.26) 122 (0.36)
Vision
N = 534
3 (0.07) 0 (0.00) 16 (0.16) 21 (0.21) 56 (0.38) 94 (0.62) 143 (3.48) 201(4.45) 218 (0.66) 316 (0.92)
Hearing
N = 244
2 (0.04) 0 (0.00) 15 (0.15) 13 (0.13) 52 (0.36) 67 (0.44) 41 (1.00) 54 (1.2) 110 (0.33) 134 (0.39)
Walking
N = 230
3 (0.07) 4 (0.1) 20 (0.2) 6 (0.06) 51 (0.35) 50 (0.33) 51(1.24) 45 (1) 125 (0.38) 105 (0.31)
Self-care
N = 153
3 (0.07) 4 (0.09) 11 (0.11) 9 (0.09) 30 (0.21) 33 (0.22) 36 (0.88) 27 (0.6) 80 (0.24) 73 (0.21)