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Dual discrimination

Disability rates among minorities add to job barriers

From the Disability Messenger

By Paul M. Igasaki

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Resource: Dual discrimination
Disability rates among minorities add to job barriers
From the Disability Messenger

Associated Organization: President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

Country of Origin: USA

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Email: igasaki@aol.com

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Insufficient attention has been paid to the fact that minorities have a higher prevelance of disabilities than the white population....

The disability rate for Asians and Pacific Islanders is 12.1 percent, 11.4 percent for adolescent and working-age adults. The overall disability rate for male and female Asian-Americans is about the same, with women having a slightly higher rate of severe disability (8.1 percent) than men (6.1 percent).

These figures, do not show substantial differences between Asian ethnic groups, however, though significantly higher rates are reported among refugees and immigrants.....
For the rest of the article go to: http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/messenger/cover.htm 

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Internet Location: http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/messenger/cover.htm 

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Resource Type:  API Health Research Site, Employment Resource

 

 

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