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Table 1. Receipt of Long-term Care Among Persons in the Community, Aged 18-64, 1994
The Characteristics of Long-term Care Users
|Population (thousands)||Percent Receiving Community Long-term Care|
Source: 1994 Disability Supplement to the National Health Interview Survey.
1Receipt of long-term care is defined as receipt of human help for IADLs and ADLs, including reminders and standby help, due to a physical, mental, or emotional problem. IADLs include: shopping, light housework, telephoning, money management, and meal preparation. ADLs include bathing, dressing, getting around inside, transferring, toileting, and eating.
Page last reviewed January 2001
Internet Citation: Table 1. Receipt of Long-term Care Among Persons in the Community, Aged 18-64, 1994: The Characteristics of Long-term Care Users.
January 2001. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/facilities/ltcusers/tab1use.html