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Table 1 Prevalence of the type of disability in each survey (15–49 age group)

From: A comparative analysis of disability measures in Cameroonian surveys

 3RGPH 2005ECAM3 2007DHS-MICS 2011HandiVIH 2015
%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI
Country level
Motor disability0.29[0.28,0.30]1.19[1.03, 1.38]1.71[1.47, 1.99]-- 
Sensory disability0.78[0.76, 0.80]1.67[1.48, 1.87]2.61[2.31, 2.96]-- 
Mental disability0.09[0.08, 0.10]0.40[0.32, 0.50]0.77[0.63, 0.93]-- 
Other disability0.30[0.29, 0.31]0.22[0.15, 0.32]-- -- 
Any disability1.46[1.43, 1.49]3.48[3.20, 3.78]4.74[4.32, 5.20]-- 
Severe disability-- -- 0.71[0.57, 0.88]-- 
Observations8207972483015011-- 
Yaoundé
Motor disability0.26[0.23, 0.29]0.77[0.482, 1.21]1.14[0.71, 1.81]0.82[0.74, 0.90]
Sensory disability0.55[0.51, 0.60]1.67[1.21, 2.31]2.18[1.00, 3.24]0.82[0.74, 0.90]
Mental disability0.06[0.05, 0.08]0.21[0.10, 0.45]0.53[0.25, 1.10]0.55[0.49, 0.62]
Other disability0.18[0.15, 0.20]0.10[0.04, 0.27]-- 0.25[0.21, 0.29]
Any disability1.04[0.98, 1.10]2.75[2.15, 3.51]3.62[2.54, 5.14]2.59[2.45, 2.73]
Severe disability-- -- 0.39[0.18, 0.82]0.29[0.24, 0.34]
Observations1085792474144349038