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Socio-economic Status of Wheelchair Users of Haryana


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Disability is something that limits a person’s ability to engage in certain task or action which can be physical, mental or cognitive. In context of India 2.21 per cent population falls under disability criteria. Haryana also holding a large number of differently able persons who are looking forward for easily accessible environment and equitable opportunities. Socio-economic status of the locomotive disabled is significantly dependent on the educational level and occupation bread earner of the family and their family income. Head of the family of differently abled respondents of Haryana having education upto metric but still majority is involved in unskilled tasks. Socioeconomic status of the families with Disabled person has almost equal proportion in upper middle, lower middle and upper lower socio-economic class.

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Disability, Differently abled, Socio-economic, Wheelchair user
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Authors

Anjali Gairola
Department of FRM, IC College of Home Science (CCS HAU), Hisar (Haryana), India
Kiran Singh
Department of FRM, IC College of Home Science (CCS HAU), Hisar (Haryana), India

Abstract


Disability is something that limits a person’s ability to engage in certain task or action which can be physical, mental or cognitive. In context of India 2.21 per cent population falls under disability criteria. Haryana also holding a large number of differently able persons who are looking forward for easily accessible environment and equitable opportunities. Socio-economic status of the locomotive disabled is significantly dependent on the educational level and occupation bread earner of the family and their family income. Head of the family of differently abled respondents of Haryana having education upto metric but still majority is involved in unskilled tasks. Socioeconomic status of the families with Disabled person has almost equal proportion in upper middle, lower middle and upper lower socio-economic class.

Keywords


Disability, Differently abled, Socio-economic, Wheelchair user

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