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ADA CHARGE DATA by IMPAIRMENTS/BASES - MERIT FACTOR RESOLUTIONS
FY 1997 - FY 2013

The data are compiled by the Office of Research, Information and Planning from data reported via the quarterly reconciled Data Summary Reports and compiled from EEOC's Charge Data System and, from FY 2004 forward, EEOC's Integrated Mission System.

IMPAIRMENT BASIS* FY 1997 FY 1998 FY 1999 FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 IMPAIRMENT BASIS*
  # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %  
ALCOHOLISM 44 1.5% 57 1.7% 46 1.2% 45 0.9% 50 1.0% 42 1.0% 29 0.8% 28 0.8% 21 0.6% 24 0.8% 28 0.7% 32 0.8% 34 0.8% 29 0.6% 35 0.6% 37 0.6% 42 0.7% ALCOHOLISM
ALLERGIES 16 0.5% 20 0.6% 19 0.5% 32 0.7% 25 0.5% 21 0.5% 18 0.5% 12 0.3% 6 0.2% 7 0.2% 10 0.3% 18 0.4% 30 0.7% 30 0.6% 26 0.4% 33 0.6% 26 0.5% ALLERGIES
ALZHEIMERS 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 3 0.1% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3 0.1% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 2 0.0% ALZHEIMERS
ANXIETY DISORDER 61 2.1% 69 2.0% 109 2.7% 138 2.9% 134 2.6% 126 3.1% 114 3.1% 95 2.7% 80 2.4% 65 2.0% 80 2.1% 128 3.2% 176 4.1% 229 4.4% 265 4.5% 299 5.1% 311 5.5% ANXIETY DISORDER
ASTHMA 44 1.5% 59 1.7% 58 1.5% 89 1.8% 83 1.6% 67 1.6% 46 1.3% 39 1.1% 47 1.4% 51 1.6% 44 1.1% 59 1.5% 65 1.5% 90 1.7% 110 1.9% 93 1.6% 86 1.5% ASTHMA
AUTISM 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 4 0.1% 3 0.1% 0 0.0% 3 0.1% 2 0.1% 4 0.1% 1 0.0% 5 0.1% 4 0.1% 7 0.2% 8 0.2% 13 0.2% 13 0.2% 11 0.2% AUTISM
BRAIN-HEAD IMPAIRMENT 14 0.5% 23 0.7% 25 0.6% 36 0.7% 49 1.0% 40 1.0% 13 0.4% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% BRAIN-HEAD IMPAIRMENT
BRAIN-HEAD INJURY - TRAUMATIC 20 0.7% 20 0.6% 25 0.6% 39 0.8% 31 0.6% 23 0.6% 19 0.5% 33 0.9% 30 0.9% 27 0.8% 28 0.7% 46 1.1% 42 1.0% 59 1.1% 61 1.0% 62 1.0% 54 1.0% BRAIN-HEAD INJURY - TRAUMATIC
CANCER 81 2.7% 102 3.0% 103 2.6% 162 3.4% 124 2.4% 121 2.9% 103 2.8% 115 3.2% 103 3.0% 127 4.0% 135 3.5% 173 4.3% 161 3.8% 232 4.4% 257 4.4% 259 4.4% 268 4.7% CANCER
CEREBRAL PALSY 16 0.5% 18 0.5% 24 0.6% 30 0.6% 32 0.6% 34 0.8% 28 0.8% 20 0.6% 21 0.6% 35 1.1% 20 0.5% 20 0.5% 34 0.8% 25 0.5% 36 0.6% 27 0.5% 20 0.4% CEREBRAL PALSY
CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY 13 0.4% 11 0.3% 14 0.4% 16 0.3% 11 0.2% 8 0.2% 6 0.2% 8 0.2% 6 0.2% 6 0.2% 5 0.1% 7 0.2% 8 0.2% 11 0.2% 18 0.3% 15 0.3% 17 0.3% CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY
CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDER 33 1.1% 52 1.5% 52 1.3% 52 1.1% 29 0.6% 29 0.7% 25 0.7% 14 0.4% 11 3.0% 13 0.4% 8 0.2% 5 0.1% 8 0.2% 13 0.2% 7 0.1% 6 0.1% 5 0.1% CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDER
CYSTIC FIBROSIS 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 2 0.1% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 0.0% 2 0.1% 2 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 0.1% 4 0.1% 6 0.1% 2 0.0% 4 0.1% 4 0.1% 2 0.0% 5 0.1% CYSTIC FIBROSIS
DEPRESSION 144 4.9% 218 6.4% 275 6.9% 316 6.5% 313 6.1% 278 6.7% 231 6.3% 210 5.9% 184 5.4% 210 6.6% 215 5.5% 248 6.1% 275 6.5% 331 6.3% 384 6.6% 402 6.8% 355 6.3% DEPRESSION
DIABETES 121 4.1% 133 3.9% 167 4.2% 213 4.4% 204 4.0% 173 4.2% 171 4.7% 150 4.2% 164 4.8% 158 5.0% 194 5.0% 190 4.7% 220 5.2% 249 4.8% 269 4.6% 251 4.2% 265 4.7% DIABETES
DISFIGUREMENT 5 0.2% 4 0.1% 9 0.2% 15 0.3% 13 0.3% 7 0.2% 8 0.2% 7 0.2% 5 0.1% 7 0.2% 19 0.5% 7 0.2% 34 0.8% 14 0.3% 13 0.2% 8 0.1% 7 0.1% DISFIGUREMENT
DRUG ADDICTION 16 0.5% 23 0.7% 14 0.4% 19 0.4% 16 0.3% 21 0.5% 20 0.5% 17 0.5% 11 0.3% 11 0.3% 16 0.4% 31 0.8% 26 0.6% 27 0.5% 27 0.5% 27 0.5% 21 0.4% DRUG ADDICTION
DWARFISM 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 3 0.1% 1 0.0% 4 0.1% 3 0.1% 2 0.1% 1 0.0% 2 0.1% 2 0.1% 3 0.1% 5 0.1% 2 0.0% 3 0.1% 5 0.1% 1 0.0% 4 0.1% DWARFISM
EPILEPSY 68 2.3% 74 2.2% 90 2.3% 99 2.0% 101 2.0% 81 2.0% 73 2.0% 65 1.8% 81 2.4% 90 2.8% 78 2.0% 98 2.4% 90 2.1% 106 2.0% 103 1.8% 81 1.4% 81 1.4% EPILEPSY
GASTROINTESTINAL IMPAIRMENTS 17 0.6% 28 0.8% 29 0.7% 36 0.7% 32 0.6% 50 1.2% 29 0.8% 26 0.7% 28 0.8% 25 0.8% 30 0.8% 52 1.3% 44 1.0% 65 1.2% 61 1.0% 82 1.4% 90 1.6% GASTROINTESTINAL IMPAIRMENTS
GENETIC DISCRIMINATION 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 4 0.1% 1 0.0% 3 0.1% 9 0.2% 13 0.2% 19 0.3% GENETIC DISCRIMINATION
GENETIC TESTING 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 6 0.1% GENETIC TESTING
HEARING IMPAIRMENT 108 3.7% 138 4.1% 153 3.9% 174 3.6% 150 2.9% 134 3.3% 164 4.5% 160 4.5% 125 3.7% 137 4.3% 156 4.0% 143 3.5% 177 4.2% 164 3.1% 189 3.2% 200 3.4% 191 3.4% HEARING IMPAIRMENT
HEART CARDIOVASCULAR IMPAIRMENTS 94 3.2% 123 3.6% 145 3.7% 174 3.6% 157 3.1% 164 4.0% 116 3.2% 143 4.0% 112 3.3% 103 3.2% 112 2.9% 148 3.6% 171 4.0% 204 3.9% 235 4.0% 216 3.7% 226 4.0% HEART CARDIOVASCULAR IMPAIRMENTS
HIV 65 2.2% 74 2.2% 118 3.0% 84 1.7% 78 1.5% 71 1.7% 61 1.7% 51 1.4% 47 1.4% 54 1.7% 48 1.2% 52 1.3% 50 1.2% 58 1.1% 64 1.1% 59 1.0% 61 1.1% HIV
INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY 13 0.4% 13 0.4% 13 0.3% 20 0.4% 28 0.6% 18 0.4% 30 0.8% 13 0.4% 20 0.6% 30 0.9% 22 0.6% 28 0.7% 25 0.6% 29 0.6% 34 0.6% 49 0.8% 55 1.0% INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
KIDNEY IMPAIRMENT 25 0.8% 30 0.9% 42 1.1% 42 0.9% 42 0.8% 35 0.8% 38 1.0% 38 1.1% 32 0.9% 30 0.9% 42 1.1% 39 1.0% 51 1.2% 51 1.0% 56 1.0% 45 0.8% 69 1.2% KIDNEY IMPAIRMENT
LEARNING DISABILITIES 40 1.4% 60 1.8% 79 2.0% 78 1.6% 76 1.5% 64 1.6% 61 1.7% 50 1.4% 72 2.1% 70 2.2% 62 1.6% 78 1.9% 81 1.9% 117 2.2% 98 1.7% 111 1.9% 108 1.9% LEARNING DISABILITIES
MANIC DEPRESSIVE DISORDER 49 1.7% 73 2.1% 86 2.2% 103 2.1% 72 1.4% 76 1.8% 63 1.7% 84 2.4% 91 2.7% 88 2.8% 122 3.1% 137 3.4% 174 4.1% 203 3.9% 200 3.4% 195 3.3% 192 3.4% MANIC DEPRESSIVE DISORDER
MISSING DIGITS OR LIMBS 33 1.1% 44 1.3% 45 1.1% 60 1.2% 53 1.0% 46 1.1% 37 1.0% 26 0.7% 36 1.1% 37 1.2% 38 1.0% 42 1.0% 55 1.3% 40 0.8% 45 0.8% 40 0.7% 47 0.8% MISSING DIGITS OR LIMBS
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS 44 1.5% 43 1.3% 67 1.7% 61 1.3% 67 1.3% 70 1.7% 75 2.0% 77 2.2% 74 2.2% 74 2.3% 88 2.3% 72 1.8% 87 2.0% 74 1.4% 100 1.7% 75 1.3% 85 1.5% MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
NON-PARALYTIC ORTHOPEDIC IMPAIRMENT 271 9.2% 302 8.9% 405 10.2% 489 10.1% 426 8.4% 406 9.8% 269 7.3% 244 6.9% 260 7.7% 214 6.7% 245 6.3% 325 8.0% 345 8.1% 406 7.7% 455 7.8% 513 8.7% 499 8.8% NON-PARALYTIC ORTHOPEDIC IMPAIRMENT
ORTHOPEDIC AND STRUCTURAL IMPAIRMENTS of the BACK 446 15.1% 459 13.5% 494 12.5% 508 10.5% 392 7.7% 367 8.9% 281 7.7% 249 7.0% 238 7.0% 267 8.4% 270 7.0% 333 8.2% 374 8.8% 508 9.7% 476 8.2% 525 8.9% 495 8.7% ORTHOPEDIC AND STRUCTURAL IMPAIRMENTS of the BACK
OTHER BLOOD DISORDERS 27 0.9% 35 1.0% 38 1.0% 64 1.3% 71 1.4% 53 1.3% 47 1.3% 46 1.3% 36 1.1% 39 1.2% 40 1.0% 36 0.9% 41 1.0% 48 0.9% 79 1.4% 68 1.2% 77 1.4% OTHER BLOOD DISORDERS
OTHER DISABILITY 535 18.1% 611 17.9% 685 17.3% 1,112 23.0% 1,220 24.0% 1078 26.1% 810 22.1% 553 15.6% 439 21.9% 495 15.5% 628 16.2% 789 19.5% 1,096 25.8% 1,420 27.1% 1,737 29.8% 1,792 30.3% 1,644 29.0% OTHER DISABILITY
OTHER NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENTS 87 3.0% 78 2.3% 100 2.5% 142 2.9% 125 2.5% 130 3.2% 100 2.7% 118 3.3% 100 2.9% 110 3.4% 124 3.2% 152 3.7% 164 3.9% 192 3.7% 212 3.6% 230 3.9% 229 4.0% OTHER NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENTS
OTHER PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 81 2.7% 88 2.6% 114 2.9% 99 2.0% 120 2.4% 83 2.0% 92 2.5% 45 1.3% 35 1.0% 41 1.3% 43 1.1% 55 1.4% 66 1.6% 58 1.1% 83 1.4% 84 1.4% 71 1.3% OTHER PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
OTHER RESPIRATORY - PULMONARY DISORDERS 25 0.8% 34 1.0% 33 0.8% 29 0.6% 48 0.9% 41 100.0% 27 0.7% 36 1.0% 33 1.0% 30 0.9% 46 1.2% 45 1.1% 48 1.1% 73 1.4% 75 1.3% 84 1.4% 76 1.3% OTHER RESPIRATORY - PULMONARY DISORDERS
PARALYSIS 34 1.2% 27 0.8% 42 1.1% 31 0.6% 29 0.6% 33 0.8% 23 0.6% 18 0.5% 27 0.8% 20 0.6% 23 0.6% 29 0.7% 29 0.7% 35 0.7% 20 0.3% 28 0.5% 21 0.4% PARALYSIS
POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 14 0.4% 26 0.8% 35 1.1% 35 0.9% 55 1.4% 67 1.6% 81 1.5% 110 1.9% 144 2.4% 122 2.1% POST TRAUMATIC DISORDER
RECORD OF DISABILITY 84 2.8% 98 2.9% 147 3.7% 212 4.4% 262 5.1% 235 5.7% 233 6.4% 210 5.9% 169 5.0% 191 6.0% 180 4.6% 242 6.0% 286 6.7% 423 8.1% 407 7.0% 414 7.0% 388 6.8% RECORD OF DISABILITY
REGARDED AS DISABLED 348 11.8% 404 11.9% 520 13.1% 698 14.4% 710 13.9% 625 15.2% 618 16.8% 741 20.9% 666 19.6% 626 19.6% 700 18.0% 735 18.1% 704 16.6% 903 17.2% 758 13.0% 774 13.1% 785 13.8% REGARDED AS DISABLED
RELATIONSHIP-ASSOCIATION 21 0.7% 23 0.7% 32 0.8% 47 1.0% 50 1.0% 47 1.1% 46 1.3% 45 1.3% 36 1.1% 42 1.3% 38 1.0% 50 1.2% 70 1.6% 72 1.4% 90 1.5% 98 1.7% 88 1.6% RELATIONSHIP-ASSOCIATION
SCHIZOPHRENIA 11 0.4% 10 0.3% 14 0.4% 15 0.3% 10 0.2% 17 0.4% 22 0.6% 11 0.3% 19 0.6% 13 0.4% 16 0.4% 18 0.4% 15 0.4% 15 0.3% 19 0.3% 13 0.2% 26 0.5% SCHIZOPHRENIA
SPEECH IMPAIRMENT 16 0.5% 13 0.4% 27 0.7% 38 0.8% 32 0.6% 23 0.6% 16 0.4% 13 0.4% 24 0.7% 33 1.0% 17 0.4% 23 0.6% 33 0.8% 26 0.5% 30 0.5% 39 0.7% 28 0.5% SPEECH IMPAIRMENT
TUBERCULOSIS 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 3 0.1% 6 0.1% 1 0.0% 2 0.1% 3 0.1% 1 0.0% 2 0.1% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 3 0.1% 2 0.0% 3 0.1% TUBERCULOSIS
VISION IMPAIRMENT 115 3.9% 134 3.9% 109 2.7% 143 3.0% 114 2.2% 111 2.7% 126 3.4% 99 2.8% 93 2.7% 80 2.5% 109 2.8% 115 2.8% 125 2.9% 137 2.6% 143 2.5% 141 2.4% 138 2.4% VISION IMPAIRMENT
TOTAL 2,948 100.0% 3,405 100.0% 3,965 100.0% 4,835 100.0% 5,090 100.0% 4,123 100.0% 3,669 100.0% 3,548 100.0% 3,398 100.0% 3,189 100.0% 3,879 100.0% 4,056 100.0% 4,244 100.0% 5,239 100.0% 5,831 100.0% 5,907 100.0% 5,675 100.0% TOTAL

Note:  Lines and Data Categories for Genetic Discrimination and Genetic Testing were added.

*Merit factor resolutions include settlements, withdrawals with benefits, successful conciliations and unsuccessful conciliations.

**Charges may be filed alleging multiple impairments or bases.