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Undergraduates Reporting a Disability

Among the 6% of undergraduates who reported a disability, the percentage of each type:

Learning disabilities 46%
Mobility or orthopedic impairments 14%
Health impairments 12%
Mental illness or emotional disturbance  8%
Hearing impairments 6%
Blindness and visual impairments  5%
Speech or language impairments 1%
Other impairments 9%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (1999)