RTC/OM HCBS Measurement Education Modules

Process for Answering a Guiding Question

Example of a guiding question: Is there a significant difference in the percentage of persons with and without disabilities employed in my state?

Information needed: Employment percentages for individuals with and without disabilities from a representative sample of sufficient size for each group.

Data sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, other national and state datasets, or your own data collection effort.

Who can/will analyze the data: In-house person with expertise? Collaboration with a local University? External measurement consultant with knowledge of the field?