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ADA CHARGE DATA by IMPAIRMENTS/BASES - 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 435 1.8% 366 1.6% 279 1.3% 228 1.1% 184 1.0% 223 1.2% 141 0.7% 151 0.9% 123 0.8% 141 0.9% 129 0.8% 138 0.8% 162 0.9% 204 0.8% 218 0.8% 221 0.8% 192 0.7% ALCOHOLISM
ALLERGIES 178 0.7% 135 0.6% 147 0.7% 124 0.6% 108 0.6% 122 0.6% 83 0.4% 61 0.4% 53 0.3% 45 0.3% 54 0.3% 74 0.4% 103 0.5% 128 0.5% 131 0.5% 172 0.6% 141 0.5% ALLERGIES
ALZHEIMERS 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 2 0.0% 5 0.0% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 6 0.0% 4 0.0% 1 0.0% 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 8 0.0% 6 0.0% 5 0.0% 8 0.0% ALZHEIMERS
ANXIETY DISORDER 557 2.3% 609 2.6% 653 2.9% 672 3.3% 611 3.2% 720 3.8% 639 3.8% 459 2.7% 358 2.3% 358 2.4% 348 2.2% 576 3.4% 846 4.5% 1,242 5.1% 1,395 5.0% 1,613 5.6% 1,608 6.1% ANXIETY DISORDER
ASTHMA 398 1.6% 440 1.9% 390 1.8% 375 1.8% 319 1.7% 324 1.7% 260 1.5% 264 1.6% 220 1.4% 256 1.7% 223 1.4% 250 1.5% 316 1.7% 378 1.5% 469 1.7% 455 1.6% 386 1.5% ASTHMA
AUTISM 6 0.0% 9 0.0% 6 0.0% 7 0.0% 6 0.0% 9 0.0% 12 0.1% 10 0.1% 12 0.1% 15 0.1% 14 0.1% 11 0.1% 31 0.2% 33 0.1% 56 0.2% 55 0.2% 45 0.2% AUTISM
BRAIN-HEAD IMPAIRMENT 169 0.7% 201 0.9% 130 0.6% 172 0.8% 164 0.9% 168 0.9% 62 0.4% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% BRAIN-HEAD IMPAIRMENT
BRAIN-HEAD INJURY - TRAUMATIC 160 0.7% 133 0.6% 129 0.6% 133 0.6% 120 0.6% 114 0.6% 104 0.6% 141 0.8% 124 0.8% 119 0.8% 137 0.9% 186 1.1% 214 1.1% 290 1.2% 302 1.1% 319 1.1% 278 1.1% BRAIN-HEAD INJURY - TRAUMATIC
CANCER 514 2.1% 539 2.3% 509 2.3% 526 2.6% 490 2.6% 516 2.7% 481 2.8% 473 2.8% 401 2.6% 449 3.0% 476 3.0% 591 3.5% 642 3.4% 904 3.7% 1,027 3.7% 1,048 3.6% 945 3.6% CANCER
CEREBRAL PALSY 117 0.5% 90 0.4% 119 0.5% 76 0.4% 86 0.5% 90 0.5% 91 0.5% 90 0.5% 90 0.6% 92 0.6% 78 0.5% 74 0.4% 103 0.5% 100 0.4% 125 0.4% 117 0.4% 83 0.3% CEREBRAL PALSY
CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY 131 0.5% 101 0.4% 87 0.4% 80 0.4% 61 0.3% 55 0.3% 45 0.3% 29 0.2% 29 0.2% 23 0.2% 23 0.1% 40 0.2% 45 0.2% 67 0.3% 85 0.3% 67 0.2% 55 0.2% CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY
CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDER 356 1.5% 325 1.4% 284 1.3% 192 0.9% 136 0.7% 170 0.9% 117 0.7% 79 0.5% 52 0.3% 52 0.3% 43 0.3% 34 0.2% 29 0.2% 54 0.2% 32 0.1% 32 0.1% 29 0.1% CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDER
CYSTIC FIBROSIS 5 0.0% 10 0.0% 9 0.0% 2 0.0% 6 0.0% 8 0.0% 8 0.0% 7 0.0% 6 0.0% 13 0.1% 6 0.0% 13 0.1% 8 0.0% 17 0.1% 17 0.1% 7 0.0% 13 0.0% CYSTIC FIBROSIS
DEPRESSION 1,637 6.8% 2,052 8.8% 1,692 7.6% 1,595 7.8% 1,381 7.2% 1,429 7.6% 1,301 7.7% 1,181 7.0% 1,064 6.9% 926 6.2% 969 6.2% 1,144 6.8% 1,352 7.2% 1,690 6.9% 1,954 7.0% 2,008 7.0% 1,822 6.9% DEPRESSION
DIABETES 858 3.5% 866 3.7% 853 3.9% 795 3.9% 758 4.0% 880 4.7% 788 4.7% 788 4.6% 686 4.5% 697 4.6% 730 4.6% 860 5.1% 1,033 5.5% 1,316 5.4% 1,505 5.4% 1,367 4.7% 1,279 4.8% DIABETES
DISFIGUREMENT 60 0.2% 50 0.2% 56 0.3% 53 0.3% 57 0.3% 32 0.2% 39 0.2% 24 0.1% 25 0.2% 27 0.2% 43 0.3% 30 0.2% 38 0.2% 61 0.2% 53 0.2% 44 0.2% 40 0.2% DISFIGUREMENT
DRUG ADDICTION 221 0.9% 173 0.7% 121 0.5% 110 0.5% 79 0.4% 111 0.6% 90 0.5% 86 0.5% 62 0.4% 57 0.4% 79 0.5% 110 0.7% 110 0.6% 136 0.6% 147 0.5% 144 0.5% 118 0.4% DRUG ADDICTION
DWARFISM 5 0.0% 8 0.0% 56 0.3% 6 0.0% 7 0.0% 8 0.0% 6 0.0% 8 0.0% 6 0.0% 5 0.0% 6 0.0% 6 0.0% 9 0.0% 9 0.0% 12 0.0% 7 0.0% 8 0.0% DWARFISM
EPILEPSY 423 1.7% 414 1.8% 398 1.8% 360 1.8% 317 1.7% 379 2.0% 276 1.6% 269 1.6% 279 1.8% 263 1.7% 279 1.8% 274 1.6% 298 1.6% 401 1.6% 399 1.4% 400 1.4% 363 1.4% EPILEPSY
GASTROINTESTINAL IMPAIRMENTS 188 0.8% 187 0.8% 200 0.9% 163 0.8% 160 0.8% 196 1.0% 135 0.8% 148 0.9% 118 0.8% 120 0.8% 133 0.8% 181 1.1% 206 1.1% 295 1.2% 342 1.2% 394 1.4% 346 1.3% GASTROINTESTINAL IMPAIRMENTS
GENETIC DISCRIMINATION 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 12 0.0% 49 0.2% 48 0.2% 78 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% 0 0.0% 3 0.0% 17 0.1% 11 0.0% 17 0.1% GENETIC TESTING
HEARING IMPAIRMENT 628 2.6% 678 2.9% 619 2.8% 614 3.0% 543 2.8% 591 3.1% 543 3.2% 520 3.1% 521 3.4% 465 3.1% 525 3.3% 547 3.3% 607 3.2% 734 3.0% 850 3.0% 893 3.1% 766 2.9% HEARING IMPAIRMENT
HEART CARDIOVASCULAR IMPAIRMENTS 918 3.8% 888 3.8% 836 3.8% 720 3.5% 679 3.6% 730 3.9% 630 3.7% 646 3.8% 535 3.5% 448 3.0% 482 3.1% 612 3.7% 660 3.5% 985 4.0% 1,113 4.0% 1,070 3.7% 961 3.6% HEART CARDIOVASCULAR IMPAIRMENTS
HIV 344 1.4% 343 1.5% 342 1.5% 311 1.5% 283 1.5% 274 1.5% 231 1.4% 218 1.3% 190 1.2% 223 1.5% 161 1.0% 190 1.1% 192 1.0% 221 0.9% 254 0.9% 219 0.8% 242 0.9% HIV
INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY 85 0.4% 79 0.3% 79 0.4% 73 0.4% 90 0.5% 65 0.3% 85 0.5% 46 0.3% 70 0.5% 57 0.4% 72 0.5% 77 0.5% 93 0.5% 103 0.4% 163 0.6% 217 0.8% 184 0.7% INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
KIDNEY IMPAIRMENT 127 0.5% 168 0.7% 167 0.8% 140 0.7% 145 0.8% 145 0.8% 131 0.8% 136 0.8% 108 0.7% 104 0.7% 141 0.9% 139 0.8% 177 0.9% 206 0.8% 237 0.9% 248 0.9% 244 0.9% KIDNEY IMPAIRMENT
LEARNING DISABILITIES 358 1.5% 368 1.6% 319 1.4% 329 1.6% 299 1.6% 310 1.6% 283 1.7% 258 1.5% 282 1.8% 300 2.0% 307 2.0% 317 1.9% 396 2.1% 500 2.0% 564 2.0% 518 1.8% 456 1.7% LEARNING DISABILITIES
MANIC DEPRESSIVE DISORDER 386 1.6% 453 1.9% 452 2.0% 438 2.1% 385 2.0% 397 2.1% 350 2.1% 422 2.5% 387 2.5% 444 3.0% 509 3.2% 646 3.9% 721 3.8% 939 3.8% 1,019 3.7% 922 3.2% 906 3.4% MANIC DEPRESSIVE DISORDER
MISSING DIGITS OR LIMBS 254 1.0% 227 1.0% 235 1.1% 186 0.9% 161 0.8% 183 1.0% 146 0.9% 119 0.7% 121 0.8% 139 0.9% 167 1.1% 172 1.0% 190 1.0% 218 0.9% 187 0.7% 178 0.6% 157 0.6% MISSING DIGITS OR LIMBS
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS 313 1.3% 284 1.2% 264 1.2% 251 1.2% 257 1.3% 307 1.6% 295 1.7% 273 1.6% 271 1.8% 257 1.7% 279 1.8% 272 1.6% 299 1.6% 383 1.6% 400 1.4% 360 1.3% 356 1.3% MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
NON-PARALYTIC ORTHOPEDIC IMPAIRMENT 2,405 9.9% 2,195 9.4% 2,312 10.4% 2,114 10.3% 1,850 9.7% 1,929 10.3% 1,509 8.9% 1,317 7.8% 1206 7.9% 1,094 7.3% 1,093 7.0% 1,300 7.8% 1,504 8.0% 1,896 7.8% 2,279 8.2% 2,427 8.4% 2,309 8.7% NON-PARALYTIC ORTHOPEDIC IMPAIRMENT
ORTHOPEDIC AND STRUCTURAL IMPAIRMENTS of the BACK 3,869 16.0% 3,263 14.0% 2,867 12.9% 2,327 11.4% 1,792 9.4% 1,847 9.8% 1,533 9.1% 1,401 8.3% 1,254 8.2% 1,270 8.4% 1,199 7.6% 1,476 8.8% 1,818 9.7% 2,376 9.7% 2,556 9.2% 2,633 9.1% 2,301 8.7% ORTHOPEDIC AND STRUCTURAL IMPAIRMENTS of the BACK
OTHER BLOOD DISORDERS 190 0.8% 229 1.0% 222 1.0% 241 1.2% 257 1.3% 247 1.3% 215 1.3% 186 1.1% 163 1.1% 155 1.0% 140 0.9% 166 1.0% 189 1.0% 262 1.1% 332 1.2% 310 1.1% 290 1.1% OTHER BLOOD DISORDERS
OTHER DISABILITY 4,876 20.1% 4,742 20.3% 4,609 20.8% 4,554 22.2% 4,403 23.1% 4,370 23.2% 3,611 21.3% 2,575 15.2% 2297 15.0% 2,422 16.1% 2,580 16.4% 3,201 19.2% 4,570 24.3% 6,437 26.4% 7,652 27.5% 8,467 29.4% 8,126 30.8% OTHER DISABILITY
OTHER NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENTS 650 2.7% 611 2.6% 592 2.7% 562 2.7% 493 2.6% 523 2.8% 509 3.0% 565 3.3% 484 3.2% 485 3.2% 476 3.0% 618 3.7% 663 3.5% 881 3.6% 964 3.5% 1,026 3.6% 931 3.5% OTHER NEUROLOGICAL IMPAIRMENTS
OTHER PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 746 3.1% 722 3.1% 622 2.8% 559 2.7% 480 2.5% 485 2.6% 457 2.7% 288 1.7% 235 1.5% 176 1.2% 194 1.2% 253 1.5% 323 1.7% 364 1.5% 475 1.7% 490 1.7% 414 1.6% OTHER PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
OTHER RESPIRATORY - PULMONARY DISORDERS 202 0.8% 204 0.9% 189 0.9% 156 0.8% 484 2.5% 168 0.9% 145 0.9% 185 1.1% 141 0.9% 157 1.0% 148 0.9% 199 1.2% 203 1.1% 327 1.3% 346 1.2% 374 1.3% 309 1.2% OTHER RESPIRATORY - PULMONARY DISORDERS
PARALYSIS 160 0.7% 180 0.8% 168 0.8% 126 0.6% 107 0.6% 133 0.7% 101 0.6% 87 0.5% 105 0.7% 86 0.6% 84 0.5% 97 0.6% 86 0.5% 102 0.4% 97 0.3% 110 0.4% 88 0.3% PARALYSIS
POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 13 0.1% 121 0.7% 150 1.0% 150 1.0% 162 1.0% 241 1.4% 353 1.9% 500 2.0% 597 2.1% 684 2.4% 652 2.5% POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
RECORD OF DISABILITY 664 2.7% 693 3.0% 810 3.7% 947 4.6% 929 4.9% 939 5.0% 889 5.3% 868 5.1% 738 4.8% 791 5.3% 857 5.5% 973 5.8% 1,201 6.4% 1,696 7.0% 1,674 6.0% 1,771 6.1% 1,618 6.1% RECORD OF DISABILITY
REGARDED AS DISABLED 2,484 10.3% 2,457 10.5% 2,428 11.0% 2,557 12.5% 2,441 12.8% 2,540 13.5% 2,527 14.9% 2,964 17.5% 2668 17.4% 2,543 16.9% 2,778 17.7% 2,769 16.6% 2,944 15.7% 3,411 14.0% 3,267 11.7% 3,350 11.6% 3,029 11.5% REGARDED AS DISABLED
RELATIONSHIP-ASSOCIATION 252 1.0% 218 0.9% 253 1.1% 222 1.1% 235 1.2% 224 1.2% 224 1.3% 218 1.3% 216 1.4% 200 1.3% 214 1.4% 237 1.4% 304 1.6% 412 1.7% 503 1.8% 527 1.8% 471 1.8% RELATIONSHIP-ASSOCIATION
SCHIZOPHRENIA 92 0.4% 90 0.4% 102 0.5% 99 0.5% 68 0.4% 81 0.4% 81 0.5% 83 5.0% 71 0.5% 79 0.5% 92 0.6% 88 0.5% 102 0.5% 138 0.6% 166 0.6% 107 0.4% 120 0.5% SCHIZOPHRENIA
SPEECH IMPAIRMENT 114 0.5% 131 0.6% 124 0.6% 122 0.6% 108 0.6% 93 0.5% 103 0.6% 79 0.5% 76 0.5% 88 0.6% 65 0.4% 94 0.6% 119 0.6% 130 0.5% 123 0.4% 144 0.5% 111 0.4% SPEECH IMPAIRMENT
TUBERCULOSIS 9 0.0% 9 0.0% 12 0.1% 9 0.0% 15 0.1% 4 0.0% 5 0.0% 7 0.0% 8 0.1% 8 0.1% 6 0.0% 9 0.1% 4 0.0% 10 0.0% 10 0.0% 9 0.0% 9 0.0% TUBERCULOSIS
VISION IMPAIRMENT 550 2.3% 556 2.4% 536 2.4% 490 2.4% 419 2.2% 434 2.3% 468 2.8% 404 2.4% 352 2.3% 352 2.3% 367 2.3% 408 2.4% 475 2.5% 582 2.4% 579 2.1% 601 2.1% 582 2.2% VISION IMPAIRMENT
TOTAL 24,200 100.0% 23,324 100.0% 22,152 100.0% 20,475 100.0% 19,084 100.0% 18,804 100.0% 16,915 100.0% 16,949 100.0% 15,357 100.0% 15,045 100.0% 15,708 100.0% 16,705 100.0% 18,776 100.0% 24,401 100.0% 27,873 100.0% 28,799 100.0% 26,410 100.0% TOTAL

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

*Charges may be filed alleging multiple impairments or bases.

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