Acronyms and Abbreviations


ACS

American Community Survey

ADA

Americans with Disability Act of 1990

ADL

Activity of daily living

AHCPR

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AHS

American Housing Survey

AIR

American Institutes for Research

ALJ

Administrative law judge

AMA

American Medical Association

APA

American Psychiatric Association

APTD

Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled


BJS

Bureau of Justice Statistics

BLS

Bureau of Labor Statistics

BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System


CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDR

Continuing disability review

CDSR

Clinical Disability Severity Rating

CNSTAT

Committee on National Statistics (NRC)

CPS

Current Population Survey

CWHS

Continuous Work History Sample



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The Dynamics of Disability: Measuring and Monitoring Disability for Social Security Programs Acronyms and Abbreviations ACS American Community Survey ADA Americans with Disability Act of 1990 ADL Activity of daily living AHCPR Agency for Health Care Policy and Research AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHS American Housing Survey AIR American Institutes for Research ALJ Administrative law judge AMA American Medical Association APA American Psychiatric Association APTD Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled BJS Bureau of Justice Statistics BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDR Continuing disability review CDSR Clinical Disability Severity Rating CNSTAT Committee on National Statistics (NRC) CPS Current Population Survey CWHS Continuous Work History Sample

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The Dynamics of Disability: Measuring and Monitoring Disability for Social Security Programs DBSSE Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (NRC) DDS Disability Determination Service DES Disability Evaluation Study DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services DO District office (SSA) DOL U.S. Department of Labor DOT Dictionary of Occupational Titles DRI Disability Research Institute DSM-III Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition GAO U.S. General Accounting Office HALS Health and Activity Limitation Survey HRS Health and Retirement Survey IADL Instrumental activity of daily living ICD International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health ICIDH International Classification of Impairments, Activities, and Participation IOM Institute of Medicine IRS Internal Revenue Service MBR Master Beneficiary Record MEC Mobile examination center MEF Master Earnings File MEPS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey MH/ABCD Task Force Task Force on Mental Health, and Addictive, Behavioral, Cognitive, and Developmental Aspects of ICIDH MRFCA Mental Residual Functional Capacity Assessment NACC North American Collaborating Center (ICF) NAS National Academy of Sciences NASI National Academy of Social Insurance NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NCVS National Crime Victimization Survey NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NHIS National Health Interview Survey NHIS-D National Health Interview Survey on Disability

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The Dynamics of Disability: Measuring and Monitoring Disability for Social Security Programs NHSDA National Household Survey on Drug Abuse NLS National Longitudinal Study NRC National Research Council NSFG National Survey of Family Growth NSHA National Study of Health and Activity OAA Old Age Assistance OASDI Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance OD Office of Disability (SSA) OIG Office of the Inspector General O*NET Occupational Information Network ORES Office of Research, Evaluation and Statistics (SSA) PRTF Psychiatric Review Technique Form PSU Primary sampling unit RDD Random digit dialing RFC Residual functional capacity RRC Retirement Research Consortium RTI Research Triangle Institute SGA Substantial gainful activity SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation SSA Social Security Administration SSAB Social Security Advisory Board SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance SSI Supplemental Security Income SSR Supplemental Security Record VCU Virginia Commonwealth University WHO World Health Organization WHO DAS WHO Disability Assessment Schedule