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Definition

Unmet demand for disability support services.

Indicator Summary

Numerator

Number of persons aged 0–64 years in potential population who need more formal assistance than they are currently receiving.

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Denominator

Number of persons aged 0–64 years in potential population.

The definition of potential population remains under development by the National Disability Data Network.

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Computation

Computation will be appropriate to the target population and corresponding available data, including jurisdiction demand data and SDAC enhancements.

Need for formal assistance as a proportion of inferred demand—computation is based on the argument that every statement of need is explicitly, or implicitly, a claim (see Spicker 2008). This measure is based on sample survey estimates.

R/N x 100

where …

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Disaggregation

Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

Computation will be appropriate to the target population and corresponding available data, including jurisdiction demand data and SDAC enhancements.

Need for formal assistance as a proportion of inferred demand—computation is based on the argument that every statement of need is explicitly, or implicitly, a claim (see Spicker 2008). This measure is based on sample survey estimates.

R/N x 100

where R = number of people in potential population who need more formal assistance than they are currently receiving and N = estimated potential population .

Numerators

Number of persons aged 0–64 years in potential population who need more formal assistance than they are currently receiving.

Denominators

Number of persons aged 0–64 years in potential population.

The definition of potential population remains under development by the National Disability Data Network.

Disaggregation

References

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