Table 15.  Borrowers' Perception of the Impact of Approved Loans and Associated AT Acquisitions in FYs 2004 and 2005
Got Better Stayed Same Got Worse Total Response
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Fund the AT I wanted or Needed 163 91.6 15 8.4 0 0.0 178 100.0
Quality of Life 162 93.6 9 5.2 2 1.2 173 100.0
Fund the AT that I would not have been able to obtain through other sources 161 90.4 17 9.6 0 0.0 178 100.0
Parcipate in recreation, leisure or community, social or spiritual activities 158 91.3 13 7.5 2 1.2 173 100.0
do home/community living management activities (e.g. shopping, cooking, laundry, cleaning) 139 80.3 33 19.1 1 0.6 173 100.0
Participate in important life roles (e.g. parent, friend, advocate) 137 79.2 36 20.8 0 0.0 173 100.0
Manage health or personal safety 129 75.4 41 24.0 1 0.6 171 100.0
Move around in the community 114 65.5 58 33.3 2 1.1 174 100.0
Particiapte in learning and educational activities 102 59.6 69 40.4 0 0.0 171 100.0
Control life & life decisions 95 55.2 77 44.8 0 0.0 172 100.0
Control or manage the amount of physical assitance or attendant care used during the day 93 54.7 75 44.1 2 1.6 170 100.0
Work or seek work, or particiapte in vocational or prodcutive activities 88 51.5 83 48.5 0 0.0 171 100.0
Establish credit history 67 37.9 110 62.1 0 0.0 177 100.0
Understand personal finances, credit and financial planning 65 36.7 112 63.3 0 0.0 177 100.0
Manage individual finances - more control and power over finances 62 35.2 113 64.2 1 0.6 176 100.0
Stay in the home or current livign situation, or to have a choice in living situation change 61 36.1 108 63.9 0 0.0 169 100.0
Source:  AFP Outcomes Database and Management System, downloaded November 19, 2008

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