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Disability Data for Alaska from the 2009 American Community Survey: Race/ethnicity



Number of people with disabilities and disability rate, by race/ethnicity in Alaska, 2009
  Total population Any disability Daily activity limitation Self-care limitation
   Number   Percent  Number Percent Number Percent
  645,000 86,000 13.3% 30,000 4.7% 17,000 2.7%
 White 479,000 62,000 13.0% 22,000 4.5% 13,000 2.7%
 African American 31,000 3,000 9.6% 1,000 2.7% 1.1%
 American Indian/Alaska Native 116,000 17,000 14.5% 6,000 5.4% 3,000 2.8%
 Asian/Pacific Islander 44,000 5,000 11.7% 2,000 5.0% 1,000 3.3%
 Latino/Hispanic 39,000 6,000 15.1% 2,000 5.7% 2,000 4.5%

Note: People identifying as having multiple racial backgrounds are classified in multiple categories. Latinos are classified according to their Hispanic ethnicity as well as the racial category or categories they identify. The sum of the racial/ethnic categories is therefore greater than the total.

— Estimate is less than 500.

Racial/ethnic distribution of people with disabilities in Alaska, 2009
Any Disability Daily activity limitation Self-care limitation No disability
Number of people 86,000 30,000 17,000 559,000
Race
 White 72.3% 72.1% 73.4% 74.6%
 African American 3.5% 2.8% 2.0% 5.0%
 American Indian and Alaska Native 19.4% 20.8% 18.7% 17.7%
 Asian and Pacific Islander 5.9% 7.2% 8.2% 6.9%
 Latino/Hispanic 6.8% 7.3% 10.0% 5.9%

Racial/ethnic distribution of people with daily activity limitations in Alaska, 2009

AIAN - American Indian/Alaska Native
API - Asian/Pacific Islander

The above bar chart shows that 72.1% of people with disabilities in Alaska are white, 2.8% are African American, 20.8% are American Indian/Alaska Native, 7.2% are Asian/Pacific Islander, and 7.3% are Latino/Hispanic.

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Race Data for Alaska from the 2008 American Community Survey

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