Stats Link Canada

Subscribers sign-in here

VIEW SUBJECT INDEX

 

 WelcomeResearch IntroMarket ResearchIndustry ResearchFinancial RatiosHousehold SpendingCensusResearch ServicesSource Lists

 Source Lists / Search by Sector  / Subject Index / Advanced Search / ID /
/ Dead Links / About / Help / Forgot Your Password / Subscribe / FREE TRIAL /
FREE TRIAL > Subject Index > Results
 
FREE TRIAL
Results for
Assistive Devices

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE

 

Back to Subject Index

| Explanation of Reference Fields

 

 

ID #:   39268135
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Survey of seniors (outside of Quebec) to determine what key motivators and barriers prevent seniors from using assistive devices (ADs).

Includes: % report having a mobility or health issue that reduces their quality of life due to a physical limitation, % do not use an assistive device (cane, walker, scooter, etc).

% of all seniors surveyed felt that assistive devices (ADs) are a good way to prevent falls, % of those who reported having a fall in the past year did not use one.

% of seniors believe AD usage is a threat to their security, % believe that using ADs makes them appear "old and frail", Among those seniors who have a medical condition that could affect their mobility, % use an AD.

 
Publication Date:   3/23/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada (excluding Quebec)
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   3/24/2009
 
 
 
 
ID #:   39267973
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Highlight data on Canadians with hearing limitations. Includes: Proportion of people by type of hearing limitation (Deaf, Deafened, Hard of hearing, Some hearing loss), Common limitations paired with hearing conditions, Hearing limitation rates by age.

Effects of a hearing limitation on education, % of employed people with a hearing difficulty said their condition limited the amount or kind of work they could perform, % reported selected job modifications: customizing or reducing work hours, job redesigns

% of people with a hearing limitation who were employed reported that they believed their condition made it difficult for them to advance or change jobs, % with hearing limitations aged 15 to 64 reported that they were unemployed, % participated in unpaid volunteer activities.

% of people with a hearing condition used an aid or assistive device, Aids and assistive devices used by people with a hearing limitation - % reported: Hearing aids, Volume control telephone, Computer to communicate, Closed caption TV or decoder, Visual or vibrating alarm, Amplifiers, Other phone related devices [Assistive Devices]

% of those who use sign language use American Sign Language (ASL), % of people with a hearing limitation used the Internet

 
Publication Date:   2/26/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   2/26/2009
 
 
 
 
ID #:   39267974
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Highlight data on Canadians with seeing limitations. Includes: Seeing limitation rates by age group, Labour force status of people aged 15 to 64 with a seeing limitation, Job adjustment most commonly required by people with seeing limitations - % reported: modified hours / days or reduced work hours, special chairs or back supports, job redesigns.

% reported that they had experienced difficulty in changing or advancing in their current job, % unemployed, % reported participating in unpaid volunteer work.

% with a seeing limitation indicated that they had used the Internet in the previous twelve months, % of people with seeing limitations said they had experienced problems with the lack of availability of the special aids or equipment needed to use a computer or the Internet.

Aids and assistive devices used by people with severe seeing limitations - % reported: Magnifier, Large print reading materials, White cane, Talking books. [Assistive Devices] % said there were aids or specialized equipment for visually impaired persons that they needed but did not have.

% of people with a seeing limitation reported that they were not able to use a car, % were not able to use a bus, and % a taxi, Most commonly reported barriers to bus or a taxi use

 
Publication Date:   2/26/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   2/26/2009
 
 
 
 
ID #:   39267975
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Highlight data on Canadians with learning limitations. Includes: Learning limitations by age group, Common limitations paired with learning limitations, Effects of learning limitations on Education, Employment status of people with learning limitations by severity, Most common job modification required by people with learning limitations, % people with a severe learning condition reported that their condition made it very difficult for them to change or advance at their present job.

% people with a learning limitation reported that they had been refused a job in the previous five years because of their condition, Barriers which discourage people with learning limitations from looking for work, % stated that their condition restricted the amount or kind of activities they could do.

Aids and assistive devices used by people with learning limitations - % reported: Home computer, Printers and scanners, Spelling and grammar checking software, Pocket organizers, Organizational software, Recording equipment, Portable spell checkers

% of people with a learning condition reported that they had used the Internet. [learning disabilities]

 
Publication Date:   2/26/2009
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   2/26/2009
 
 
 
 
ID #:   39266678
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   This report presents an overview of the use and need for assistive technology for people with disabilities as well as sources of payment and reasons for not having this technology.

Includes: Adult population with disabilities, by the extent of met needs for specialized equipment or aids, Adult population with disabilities, by use of need for specialized equipment or aids and type of disability (Hearing, Seeing, Communication, Mobility, Agility, Pain, Learning disabilities), Adult population with disabilities, by use of need for specialized equipment or aids and age group, sex, severity of disability, province

Mean number of assistive devices used by type of disability for adults, Most commonly used assistive device by type of disability for adults, Source of payment for adults' assistive technology, Reason for unmet need in assistive devices for adults

Frequency of experiencing difficulty participating in everyday activities for adults with limitations, by limitation type, Adults with a hearing or communication limitations who use sign language, Degree of hearing limitation for adults, The frequency of using a language interpreter by adults with a hearing limitation

Also includes data on children and assistive aids and devices.

 
Publication Date:   6/3/2008
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada, provinces
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:   Hyperlink 1 to full report. Hyperlink 2 to data tables only.
Posted/Updated:   6/3/2008
 
 
 
 
ID #:   39263833
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   % of Canadians use one or more healthcare products ranging from orthopaedic insoles and hearing aids to prosthetics, walkers and wheelchairs. [Assistive devices], Average age of Canadians who use home healthcare products, % more likely that charities received donations of $100 or more from this group in the past year as from average Canadians, Top yesterday media exposure for Canadians who use home healthcare products, Top three formats by weekly radio reach for this group, Top television program genre, .
 
Publication Date:   1/22/2007
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   1/23/2007
 
 
 
 
ID #:   39260609
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   Report on working age and seniors who are blind or visually impaired.

Includes: Provincial distribution of working age and senior CNIB Clients, Vision level (e.g. No usable vision, Clouded vision), Sources of Income, Income level, Education, Employment status, Employment supports received, Barriers to employment

Capacity to undertake daily life activities, Need for support with daily activities, Vision rehabilitation services received, Source of payment for services, Vision rehabilitation services needed but not received, Reasons for having unmet needs for services, Impact of unmet needs

Use of assistive devices (e.g. Tape recorder, Handheld magnifier, Screen reader, Perkins brailler, Braille slate & stylus, Banknote reader, Voice recognition software, Electronic note-taker)

Separate results for visually impaired parents with children

Survey of ophthalmologists and optometrists: Average number of patients seen per week, % of patients that are blind or low vision, Low-vision services provided, Reasons for not providing, Perception of most significant low vision patient needs, Rehabilitation/Education service providers’ perceptions of clients’ needs, Capacity to support clients’ primary needs

 
Publication Date:   11/2/2005
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   11/5/2005
 
 
 
 
ID #:   39259900
Title:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Source:  
 
Description:   This report summarizes the results of a pilot price survey of assistive devices and supports for persons with disabilities undertaken in the fall of 2001. It provides a broad sample of over 150 prices of aids, devices and supports commonly needed by persons with disabilities.
 
Publication Date:   12/1/2003
Frequency:    
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
Hyperlink 1:   This information available to subscribers only. For more information click here
Hyperlink 2:  
Location 1:  
Location 2:  
 
Notes:  
Posted/Updated:   3/17/2005
 
 
 
 

 

Return to top of page |

Back to Subject Index

| Explanation of Reference Fields

 

 

Home  -  Research Intro - Market - Industry - Financial Ratios - Household Spending - Census - Research Services - Source Lists - Contact