|Total||Used public transport but has difficulties||Has not used public transport because of difficulties|
|Number of adults (thousands)||Percent||Number of adults (thousands)||Percent||Number of adults (thousands)||Percent|
|Difficulty walking/cannot walk||2,530||65||426||57||2,104||67|
|Need help from another person||1,158||30||126||17||1,032||33|
|Other reasons not specified||762||20||210||28||551||18|
|Cognitive mental problems||757||20||96||13||661||21|
|Wheelchair/scooter access problems||665||17||83||11||583||19|
|Problems with other medical/assistive device||235||6||29||4||207||7|
NOTE: Difficulties cited do not add to total as more than one difficulty was recorded for many respondents.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 19941995 National Health Interview Survey, Phase II (Hyattsville, MD: July 1998).