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Disability data source user guides

The following user guides are designed to provide researchers and others with information on key disability data sources. They provide a detailed description of the dataset, including historical background, sampling, strengths, limitations and unique features. Each guide includes the definitions of disability used as well as illustrative tabulations generated from the data source.

American Community Survey (ACS) User Guide 2008-forward (2012)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/1290/

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American Community Survey (ACS) User Guide (2004)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/123

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Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System (BRFSS) User Guide (2009)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/1263/

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Current Population Survey (CPS) User Guide (2006) [work limitation disability]

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/1233/

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Decennial Census (Census 2000) User Guide

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/187/

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National Assessment of Educational Programs (NAEP) User Guide (2009)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/1259/

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National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) User Guide (2005)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/186/

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National Health Interview Survey – Disability Supplement (NHIS-D) User Guide (2006)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/1206/

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Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) User Guide (2006)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/1207/

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Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) User Guide (2006)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/1195/

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A Guide to the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems National Database (2013)

User Guide: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/1322

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