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Survey of Disabled and Nondisabled Adults, 1972: [United States]

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Social Security Administration
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
adults; disabled persons; disabilities; disability income; family background; health insurance; health status; labor force; medical care; rehabilitation programs; social attitudes; social security; United States
  • Abstract

    This survey was designed to examine the economic, medical, and social consequences of disability for disabled persons and their families. For the survey data were collected from nondisabled, disabled, newly disabled, and recovered disabled people in the following subject areas: family background, labor force and work experience, health conditions, work limitations, government programs used, rehabilitation services used, personal attitudes, health insurance and medical care, family income, assets and debts, family and social relations, Social Security Administration entitlement data, and Social Security Administration earnings data.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1970
  • Collection date: 1970
Sampled Universe
Civilian noninstitutionalized adults aged 18-64 in 1970.
Multistage cluster design.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2731 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02731.v1
  • Johnson, William G., Lambrinos, James. The Effect of Prejudice on the Wages of Disabled Workers. Policy Studies Journal.15, (3), 571-590.1987.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1541-0072.1987.tb00730.x (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Social Security Administration (2001): Survey of Disabled and Nondisabled Adults, 1972: [United States]. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.