Disability in Focus: October 2019
Prevalence of Disability is Highest in the North Country
In New Hampshire, one in five adults (20%) reports a disability. This includes hearing, vision, mobility, and cognitive difficulties.
The prevalence of disability is even higher in the North Country, where one in four adults (25%) experiences a disability.
In the North Country, adults ages 18 and up are two times more likely to have a hearing disability and two times more likely to have a mobility disability than other parts of NH.