Table 1
Adults with disabilities that need help with everyday activities, by sex and age groups, Canada, 2001 and 2006

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Need help with everyday activities 2001 2006
Total Males Females Total Males Females
number
Total - 15 years and over 2,397,960 904,050 1,493,910 2,652,890 980,850 1,672,050
Receiving help but needing more 652,660 231,810 420,860 971,190 342,380 628,810
Not receiving help but needing some 130,590 50,970 79,620 212,630 83,760 128,870
Receiving all help needed 1,614,710 621,270 993,430 1,469,080 554,710 914,370
Total - 15 to 64 1,303,100 513,390 789,710 1,464,490 569,400 895,090
Receiving help but needing more 360,610 131,950 228,670 546,080 200,670 345,400
Not receiving help but needing some 95,700 36,620 59,080 141,360 54,060 87,290
Receiving all help needed 846,790 344,820 501,970 777,060 314,660 462,400
Total - 65 and over 1,094,860 390,660 704,200 1,188,400 411,450 776,960
Receiving help but needing more 292,050 99,860 192,190 425,110 141,700 283,400
Not receiving help but needing some 34,890 14,350E 20,540 71,280 29,700 41,580
Receiving all help needed 767,920 276,450 491,470 692,020 240,040 451,970
Note(s):
The Canada total excludes the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
The sum of the values for each category may differ from the total due to rounding.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2001, 2006.
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