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Table 1 Characteristics of the people living with disability in Ahvaz (year 2020)

From: Different configurations of the two-step floating catchment area method for measuring the spatial accessibility to hospitals for people living with disability: a cross-sectional study

Disabled population Disability rate (per 1000)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
16,186 10,362 (64.01%) 5801 (35.98%) 13.33 16.86 9.32
Characterization by type of disability
Physical Intellectual Hearing & vocal Visual Mental  
 6206 (38.34%) 4864 (30.05%) 2127 (13.14%) 1835 (11.33%) 1154 (7.13%)  
Characterization by severity of disability
Mild Moderate Severe Very severe   
 1693 (10.46%) 4603 (28.43%) 7010 (43.30%) 2880 (17.79%)