Data Dictionary: Census 1840
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Survey: Census 1840
Data Source: Digitally transcribed by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Edited, verified by Michael Haines. Compiled, edited and verified by Social Explorer.
Table: T37. Disabilities [7]
Universe: Total Population
Table Details
T37. Disabilities
Universe: Total Population
Variable Label
T037_001
T037_002
T037_003
T037_004
T037_005
T037_006
T037_007
Notes:
  • Table's percentage does not add up to 100%. Universe is total population, percentage represent % of total population with a specific disability.
  • Deaf and dumb category is the sum of white deaf and dumb age 0 to 13, 14 to 24 and 25 and above in addition to colored deaf and dumb.
  • Blind is the sum of white and colored blind.
  • Insane and idiotic person at public and private charge is the sum of white and black insane and idiotic person at public and private charge, respectively.