Table 39. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled by Driving Ability as Compared to 5 Years Ago

Table 39. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled by Driving Ability as Compared to 5 Years Ago

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Driving ability Ability as compared to 5 years ago Disability status
Disabled Nondisabled
Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
Eyesight/night vision Worse 39.62 1.81 28.08 1.23
Eyesight/night vision Same 55.65 1.8 66.35 1.36
Eyesight/night vision Better 4.74 0.95 5.56 0.63
Attention span Worse 18.51 1.61 4.4 0.49
Attention span Same 72.97 1.98 80.43 1.26
Attention span Better 8.53 1.18 15.18 1.17
Hearing Worse 20.66 1.26 6.99 0.57
Hearing Same 77.43 1.29 88.18 0.88
Hearing Better 1.91 0.53 4.83 0.67
Coordination Worse 20.98 1.52 3.58 0.43
Coordination Same 73.58 1.8 85.68 1.03
Coordination Better 5.44 1 10.73 1
Reaction time Worse 11.73 1.21 3.54 0.5
Reaction time Same 81.13 1.45 77.99 1.18
Reaction time Better 7.13 1.05 18.48 1.17
Depth Perception Worse 14.92 1.64 6.98 0.69
Depth Perception Same 80.5 1.74 83.22 1.15
Depth Perception Better 4.57 1.03 9.81 0.96

NOTE: This table contains the weighted percent or weighted mean and the standard error. Cells with a small sample size (

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 National Transportation Availability and Use Survey