Table 2
Adults with disabilities that need help with everyday activities, by age groups and type of disability, Canada, 2001 and 2006

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Need help with everyday activities 2001 2006
Total 15 to 64 65 and over Total 15 to 64 65 and over
number
Total - Hearing 686,710 265,480 421,230 737,510 251,140 486,360
Receiving help but needing more 191,340 72,130 119,210 281,420 95,200 186,230
Not receiving help but needing some 38,410 23,640E 14,770E 52,440 27,310 25,130
Receiving all help needed 456,960 169,710 287,250 403,640 128,640 275,000
Total - Seeing 498,520 229,370 269,150 619,060 325,310 293,750
Receiving help but needing more 184,450 90,880 93,570 276,550 148,440 128,100
Not receiving help but needing some 26,160 17,990E 8,170E 40,430 32,480 7,950E
Receiving all help needed 287,910 120,490 167,420 302,080 144,380 157,700
Total - Speech 302,560 192,340 110,220 386,660 269,640 117,030
Receiving help but needing more 108,120 69,040 39,090 181,020 124,410 56,610
Not receiving help but needing some 12,430E 10,320E F 26,630 21,450E F
Receiving all help needed 182,010 112,990 69,020 179,010 123,770 55,240
Total - Mobility 1,974,520 1,035,260 939,260 2,190,330 1,162,840 1,027,480
Receiving help but needing more 581,130 312,820 268,310 865,560 478,910 386,650
Not receiving help but needing some 98,680 70,820 27,870 155,960 102,330 53,630
Receiving all help needed 1,294,700 651,620 643,080 1,168,800 581,600 587,200
Total - Agility 1,854,500 972,940 881,560 2,116,770 1,134,780 981,980
Receiving help but needing more 560,010 304,080 255,930 840,450 459,410 381,040
Not receiving help but needing some 96,940 71,260 25,680 149,280 97,730 51,550
Receiving all help needed 1,197,550 597,600 599,950 1,127,040 577,640 549,390
Total - Pain 1,827,440 1,089,160 738,280 2,089,420 1,228,110 861,310
Receiving help but needing more 532,380 311,110 221,270 825,290 482,540 342,760
Not receiving help but needing some 109,090 84,560 24,520 167,870 116,270 51,600
Receiving all help needed 1,185,970 693,480 492,480 1,096,260 629,300 466,950
Total - Learning 352,680 289,090 63,590 452,150 364,930 87,220
Receiving help but needing more 131,060 101,030 30,030 204,370 159,250 45,120
Not receiving help but needing some 21,060E 20,410E x 45,460 38,270 F
Receiving all help needed 200,550 167,640 32,910 202,320 167,410 34,910
Total - Memory 360,980 222,600 138,370 399,110 252,780 146,330
Receiving help but needing more 143,950 89,850 54,100 185,260 118,430 66,830
Not receiving help but needing some 17,960E 14,950E F 36,710 29,190 7,520E
Receiving all help needed 199,060 117,800 81,260 177,140 105,160 71,980
Total - Psychological 423,000 338,310 84,690 463,930 391,790 72,150
Receiving help but needing more 151,440 117,060 34,370 215,710 177,960 37,750
Not receiving help but needing some 30,310 28,000 F 56,230 50,940 5,290E
Receiving all help needed 241,250 193,240 48,010 191,990 162,890 29,110
Total - Developmental 103,860 93,910 F 119,830 113,160 6,670E
Receiving help but needing more 34,090 27,710 F 53,350 50,420 F
Not receiving help but needing some 2,680E F x 7,590E 7,520E x
Receiving all help needed 67,090 63,890 3,200E 58,900 55,230 F
Total - Other 27,180 15,240E 11,940E 29,070 11,630E 17,440
Receiving help but needing more F F x 5,400E F F
Not receiving help but needing some x x x 5,120E x F
Receiving all help needed 21,110 11,300E 9,820E 18,560E 7,640E 10,920E
Notes(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(s): Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2001, 2006.