facts about disabilities in Florida

2021 Florida Disability & Health Stats Prevalence of disabilities among Florida Adults (ages 18 and older)*

1 in 3
Florida adults have a disability.
disabilities impact more than 3.5 million Floridians.
Disability Types Mobility—13.5% cognitive —13.1% Hearing—5.4% Vision—4.8%

Social Determinants of Health
Florida’s adults with disabilities , compared to those without disabilities are…
4 times more likely
to be unable to afford food

10+ times more likely to live with chronic stress
2 times more likely
not to see a doctor due to cost

*The data used in this report comes from the 2019 Florida Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). October 2021