Table 7.  Types of AT Purchased by Borrowers, Across All Years
  Not reported FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 Cummulative
  Count % of 88 Approved Loans Count % of 271 Approved Loans Count % of 594 Approved Loans Count % of 811 Approved Loans Count % of 1191 Approved Loans Count % of 1200 Approved Loans Count % of 1251 Approved Loans Count % of 1373 Approved Loans Count % of 1351 Approved Loans Grand Total % of 8130 Approved Loans
AT for daily living equipment 4 4.55 44 16.24 56 9.43 49 6.04 43 3.61 61 5.08 42 3.36 37 2.69 33 2.44 369 4.54
AT for building modifications 7 7.95 35 12.92 61 10.27 94 11.59 87 7.30 114 9.50 97 7.75 106 7.72 78 5.77 679 8.35
AT for work or school modifcations 0 0.00 2 0.74 4 0.67 1 0.12 5 0.42 5 0.42 6 0.48 6 0.44 3 0.22 32 0.39
AT for seating and positioning 2 2.27 9 3.32 22 3.70 19 2.34 27 2.27 18 1.50 20 1.60 31 2.26 38 2.81 186 2.29
AT for mobility equipment 17 19.32 97 35.79 156 26.26 123 15.17 110 9.24 133 11.08 177 14.15 218 15.88 213 15.77 1244 15.30
AT for adapted transportation 43 48.86 109 40.22 264 44.44 344 42.42 444 37.28 566 47.17 596 47.64 629 45.81 550 40.71 3545 43.60
AT for communication 1 1.14 7 2.58 12 2.02 7 0.86 5 0.42 2 0.17 8 0.64 7 0.51 7 0.52 56 0.69
AT for computer equipment 3 3.41 55 20.30 71 11.95 40 4.93 43 3.61 73 6.08 74 5.92 71 5.17 70 5.18 500 6.15
AT for computer access 1 1.14 32 11.81 42 7.07 13 1.60 18 1.51 33 2.75 21 1.68 27 1.97 25 1.85 212 2.61
AT for environmental control 1 1.14 4 1.48 6 1.01 8 0.99 5 0.42 3 0.25 4 0.32 11 0.80 6 0.44 48 0.59
AT for medical equipment 1 1.14 7 2.58 12 2.02 13 1.60 14 1.18 23 1.92 17 1.36 10 0.73 10 0.74 107 1.32
AT for hearing aids 11 12.50 14 5.17 72 12.12 172 21.21 483 40.55 278 23.17 253 20.22 296 21.56 358 26.50 1937 23.83
AT for visual aids 2 2.27 11 4.06 20 3.37 11 1.36 26 2.18 15 1.25 20 1.60 23 1.68 24 1.78 152 1.87
AT for social & recreational 0 0.00 3 1.11 6 1.01 9 1.11 7 0.59 11 0.92 12 0.96 5 0.36 7 0.52 60 0.74
AT for farm equipment modifications 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.12 2 0.17 1 0.08 1 0.08 1 0.07 2 0.15 8 0.10
AT for other need 1 1.14 2 0.74 3 0.51 24 2.96 10 0.84 26 2.17 38 3.04 32 2.33 38 2.81 174 2.14
Source:  AFP Outcomes Database and Management System, downloaded November 19, 2008
Data note:  Borrowers could purchase more than one piece of AT with a single loan, and therefore the count column exceeds the number of loans for the year. 
Note:
The types of AT most commonly purchased with AFP loans have historically been "adapted transportation," "hearing aids," and "mobility equipment." This has been true in each year.
Together these three categories accounted for more than 80% of AFP loans.

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