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?