DD Data Brief: Problems in Defining Mental Retardation and Developmental Disability: Using the National Health Interview Survey

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Part of the DD Data Brief series.
Author(s)
Gerry Hendershot, Sheryl A Larson, Charlie Lakin, Robert Doljanac

Description

A brief offering a second look at the 1997-2004 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and its usefulness in describing the characteristics and needs of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities (ID/DD) in the non-institutionalized U.S. population. This issue describes the authors' attempt to create an operational definition of intellectual and developmental disability using the NHIS surveys.

Details

Date
June 2005 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 7, Number 1
Publisher
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)

Topics

  • Specific disability
    • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)