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Aging into the 21st Century

Table 19 - Projections of the Noninstitutional Population 65 Years and Over with ADL Limitations: 1990 to 2040 (Number in thousands. Based on sample data for past years.)

  NUMBER

PERCENT OF POPULATION 1

YEAR Total with ADL Limitations Severely Disabled Total with ADL Limitations Severely Disabled
1990 6,029 1,123 18.8 3.5
1995 6,712 1,265 19.3 3.6
2000 7,262 1,384 20.0 3.8
2020 10,118 1,927 19.2 3.7
2040 14,416 2,806 21.4 4.2

SOURCE: Calculated on the basis of projections of the U.S. population prepared by the U.S. Social Security Administration and preliminary data from the 1982 National Long-Term Care Survey. See K. Manton and K. Liu (1984).

1 Base includes the institutional population.

Table compiled by the National Aging Information Center

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