Research Areas

2006 Disability Survey

This questionnaire is designed to collect information about the individuals with disabilities in the family. Interviewers ask all the questions with all the individual with disabilities one by one and fill the answers in the suitable collum. In case the individual with disabilities is not able to answer (for example, people with mental disabilities), interviewers ask the questions about that person with disabiltites with the main care giver for that person.

Individuals using these data for any purpose, whether for publication or training, are asked to please credit the funding sources. The provision of these data was supported by the Social Science Training and Research (STAR) Partnership, which is funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (R24 HD056691), in collaboration with the Columbia Population Research Center, which is funded both by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (R24 HD058486) as well as by the office of the Provost of Columbia University.  The collection of the data was supported by the Ford Foundation. 

Download the STATA datasheet, codebook, and questionnaire here.

Please note: the data is password protected. To access the data please contact Michael Weisner at mw2931@columbia.edu with your name, affiliated organization, project information, and which STAR II datasets you will be utilizing. Thank you.