Disabled students at university: discussion paper

Independent paper from the Commissioner for Fair Access considers representation, entrant trends, retention and degree outcomes for disabled students by disability group.

Annex C - Census data - Long term health conditions

Information on 'Long term health conditions' from Scotland's 2011 Census was used to compare to the corresponding disability variable in the HESA data set. The conditions listed within this self-declared variable were:

  • Blindness or partial sight
  • Deafness or partial hearing loss
  • Developmental disorder
  • Physical disability
  • Mental health condition
  • Learning difficulty
  • Learning disability
  • Other condition
  • Two or more conditions


Email: Anna Green

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