Census of the mentally handicapped in the Republic of Ireland, 1974: non-residential

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/337577
Title:
Census of the mentally handicapped in the Republic of Ireland, 1974: non-residential
Authors:
Mulcahy, Michael
Affiliation:
Medico-Social Research Board.
Citation:
Mulcahy, M., 1976. Census of the mentally handicapped in the Republic of Ireland, 1974: non-residential. Dublin: Medico-Social Research Board.
Publisher:
Medico-Social Research Board.
Issue Date:
1976
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/337577
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
A Census of the mentally handicapped who were living at home was carried out in November 1974. The purpose or the Census was to obtain information similar to that collected in the Census of the mentally handicapped in residential care.The Census forms were completed by public health nurses and medical officers of health. Ascertainment was limited. to the moderate, severe and profound categories of handicapped persons aged four and upwards. Forms relating to 4,863 mentally handicapped persons were returned of whom 2,632 were male and 2,231 female. The returns were analysed by age, sex, degree of handicap, and Health Board Area of residence. Information was also received on diagnosis and maternal age at birth. The returns also included details of the incapacities of the handicapped and their access to education, training and employment.
Keywords:
LEARNING DISABLILTY; DISABILITY; PUBLIC HEALTH

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMulcahy, Michaelen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-23T12:05:09Z-
dc.date.available2014-12-23T12:05:09Z-
dc.date.issued1976-
dc.identifier.citationMulcahy, M., 1976. Census of the mentally handicapped in the Republic of Ireland, 1974: non-residential. Dublin: Medico-Social Research Board.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/337577-
dc.descriptionA Census of the mentally handicapped who were living at home was carried out in November 1974. The purpose or the Census was to obtain information similar to that collected in the Census of the mentally handicapped in residential care.The Census forms were completed by public health nurses and medical officers of health. Ascertainment was limited. to the moderate, severe and profound categories of handicapped persons aged four and upwards. Forms relating to 4,863 mentally handicapped persons were returned of whom 2,632 were male and 2,231 female. The returns were analysed by age, sex, degree of handicap, and Health Board Area of residence. Information was also received on diagnosis and maternal age at birth. The returns also included details of the incapacities of the handicapped and their access to education, training and employment.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMedico-Social Research Board.en_GB
dc.subjectLEARNING DISABLILTYen_GB
dc.subjectDISABILITYen_GB
dc.subjectPUBLIC HEALTHen_GB
dc.titleCensus of the mentally handicapped in the Republic of Ireland, 1974: non-residentialen_GB
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentMedico-Social Research Board.en_GB
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