Acronyms and Abbreviations


ADL

activities of daily living

AIR

American Institutes for Research

The act

The Social Security Act


DES

Disability Evaluation Study

DHHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DOL

U.S. Department of Labor


GAO

U.S. General Accounting Office


IADL

instrumental activities of daily living


NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NCHS)

NHIS

National Health Interview Survey (NCHS)


O*NET

Occupational Information Network (DOL)


PSU

primary sampling unit


RDD

random digit dialing

RFC

residual functional capacity

RFP

request for proposal


SGA

substantial gainful activity

SIPP

Survey of Income and Program Participation (U.S. Bureau of the Census)

SSA

Social Security Administration

SSDI

Social Security Disability Insurance

SSI

Social Security Insurance


VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University



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Acronyms and Abbreviations ADL activities of daily living AIR American Institutes for Research The act The Social Security Act DES Disability Evaluation Study DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services DOL U.S. Department of Labor GAO U.S. General Accounting Office IADL instrumental activities of daily living NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NCHS) NHIS National Health Interview Survey (NCHS) O*NET Occupational Information Network (DOL) PSU primary sampling unit RDD random digit dialing RFC residual functional capacity RFP request for proposal SGA substantial gainful activity SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation (U.S. Bureau of the Census) SSA Social Security Administration SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance SSI Social Security Insurance VCU Virginia Commonwealth University