Disability Awareness "True/False" Quick Quiz

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TRUE - Social Security Administration, Fact Sheet, January 31, 2007

FALSE - Over 90% of disabling accidents and illnesses are not work-related. National Safety Council, Injury Facts 2004 ed.

FALSE - Among workers with disabilities in the U.S., 52% are women, Cornell University 2005 Disability Status Report

TRUE - Parade Magazine, 'Is the American Dream Still Possible?' April 23, 2006

FALSE - Disability causes nearly 50% of all mortgage foreclosures, premature death causes 2%. Health Affairs, the Policy Journal of the Health Sphere, February 2, 2005

FALSE - 56% of workers receiving Social Security disability benefits are under 55. The average age is 52. Social Security Administration 2007 Annual Statistical Report

FALSE - 401K contributions must come from earned income.  Internal Revenue Service

FALSE - Nearly 60 percent of workers have not discussed how they would handle or manage an income-limiting disability.  CDA 2007 Disability Awareness Survey

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