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Table 2 Characteristics and types of disabilities

From: Assessment of prison life of persons with disability in Ghana

Disability Frequency Percentages
Types N = 99  
 Physical 81 81.8
 Visual 7 7.1
 Hearing 2 2.0
 Speech 1 1.0
 Mental 7 7.1
 Albinism 1 1.0
Causes
 Trauma 68 68.7
 Infection 17 17.2
 Drugs 6 6.1
 Stroke 3 3.0
 Congenital 5 5.1
Required assistive devices
 Crutches 37 37.4
 Wheel chair 29 29.3
 Prosthetic limb 8 8.1
 Others 4 4.0