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Percentage of graduate and first-professional students with disabilities, percentage distribution of students with disabilities according to main disability, and the percentage of students who considered themselves to have a disability, by degree program: 1999–2000
    Of those reporting a disability, main disability

 
Degree program Any
reported
disability



Hearing
Blind or
visual
impair-
ment
Ortho-
pedic or
mobility

Learning
disability

Health
problem
Mental
illness/
depression



Other
Considered
themselves
to have a
disability

                   
    Total 7.4 6.1 4.7 25.1 3.9 19.4 14.3 26.5 2.4
                   
Degree program                  
  Master’s degree 7.4 5.7 4.8 27.3 3.5 15.4 15.3 28.1 2.5
  Doctoral degree 9.0 6.8 6.7 19.0 5.3 19.3 16.6 26.3 2.6
  First-professional degree 4.5 8.4 3.8 34.2 6.9 31.8 2.9 12.0 1.0
  Other graduate program 8.1 5.8 2.2 17.5 1.7 32.3 12.7 27.9 3.3

NOTE: Percentages may not add to 100.0 because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 1999–2000 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:2000).