Report: Autism & Other Disabilities, Health In Ohio

The Autism Society of Ohio has been working with Ohio Disability and Health Program and a great new report has just been released that looks statistical data for people with disabilities and their health care needs.  According to the report 26.5% of adults and 18% of children have a disability in Ohio.  Here are a few statistics from the report:

 

Ohioans with Disabilities

Ohioans without Disabilities

Did not get needed health care:

59.5%

27.0%

Smoke daily:

59.5%

37.1%

Are overweight:

44.4%

30.1%

Fair/poor health status:

43.9%

8.7%

Please see the full report here: http://nisonger.osu.edu/media/odhp/PublicHealthNeedsAssessmentReport_Ohio.pdf

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