Table 9. Employed persons who requested a change in their current workplace to help them do their job better by age, sex, disability status, and type of change requested, May 2012

Table 9. Employed persons who requested a change in their current workplace to help them do their job better by age, sex, disability status, and type of change requested, May 2012
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Total who
requested a
change in
current
workplace
Percent of total by type of change requested
New or
modified
equipment
Physical
changes
to the
workplace
Policy
changes
to the
workplace
Work
tasks, job
structure, or
schedule
Changes in
communi-
cation or
information
sharing
Changes to
comply with
religious
beliefs
Accommo-
dations for
family or
personal
obligations
Training Other

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over

12,300 36.4 13.6 22.8 46.7 16.0 1.3 12.4 13.6 10.8

16 to 64 years

11,889 36.2 13.5 22.8 46.9 16.0 1.3 12.5 13.7 10.6

65 years and over

411 41.7 16.2 22.8 40.0 15.0 0.8 7.2 9.3 15.3

Men

6,054 43.1 15.2 24.9 43.9 17.6 1.7 11.3 14.5 10.6

Women

6,247 29.9 12.1 20.8 49.5 14.5 1.0 13.4 12.7 11.0

Persons with a disability

Total, 16 years and over

643 33.0 21.4 13.0 44.9 8.9 0.9 6.5 6.6 14.3

16 to 64 years

614 32.9 21.8 13.6 45.4 8.8 0.9 6.8 6.9 13.6

65 years and over

29 - - - - - - - - -

Men

294 40.7 26.7 18.9 39.7 9.4 1.7 5.3 5.2 12.6

Women

349 26.5 16.9 8.1 49.3 8.5 0.2 7.4 7.7 15.7

Persons with no disability

Total, 16 years and over

11,658 36.6 13.2 23.3 46.8 16.4 1.4 12.7 14.0 10.6

16 to 64 years

11,275 36.4 13.1 23.3 47.0 16.4 1.4 12.9 14.1 10.4

65 years and over

382 42.2 16.5 24.6 40.5 15.2 0.9 7.8 10.1 14.3

Men

5,760 43.2 14.6 25.2 44.1 18.0 1.7 11.6 15.0 10.5

Women

5,898 30.1 11.8 21.5 49.5 14.8 1.0 13.8 13.0 10.7

NOTE: Percents may sum to more than 100 percent because employed persons may have requested more than one change. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

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