Web Appendix C(1)

Question-by-Question to Responses to the Web Page Accessibility Checklist:

Statistics by Agency Size

Question 1: For all images, is alternative text provided?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 1849 (61.1%) 881 (29.1%) 298 (9.8%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 955 (56.6%) 534 (31.7%) 197 (11.7%) 1686
All Large Agencies 217 (54.1%) 154 (38.4%) 30 (7.5%) 401
All Medium Agencies 253 (75.7%) 63 (18.9%) 18 (5.4%) 334
All Small Agencies 269 (72.7%) 71 (19.2%) 30 (8.1%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 155 (65.4%) 59 (24.9%) 23 (9.7%) 237

Question 2: For all applets, are alternative text and content provided?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 364 (12%) 228 (7.5%) 2436 (80.4%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 208 (12.3%) 141 (8.4%) 1337 (79.3%) 1686
All Large Agencies 43 (10.7%) 43 (10.7%) 315 (78.6%) 401
All Medium Agencies 50 (15%) 3 (0.9%) 281 (84.1%) 334
All Small Agencies 43 (11.6%) 31 (8.4%) 296 (80%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 20 (8.4%) 10 (4.2%) 207 (87.3%) 237

Question 3: For all image map links, is alternative text provided?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 978 (32.3%) 321 (10.6%) 1729 (57.1%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 521 (30.9%) 173 (10.3%) 992 (58.8%) 1686
All Large Agencies 140 (34.9%) 73 (18.2%) 188 (46.9%) 401
All Medium Agencies 114 (34.1%) 32 (9.6%) 188 (56.3%) 334
All Small Agencies 142 (38.4%) 37 (10%) 191 (51.6%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 61 (25.7%) 6 (2.5%) 170 (71.7%) 237

Question 4: If server-side image maps were used, are text links provided for each hotspot in the image map?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 451 (14.9%) 203 (6.7%) 2374 (78.4%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 283 (16.8%) 99 (5.9%) 1304 (77.3%) 1686
All Large Agencies 56 (14%) 31 (7.7%) 314 (78.3%) 401
All Medium Agencies 53 (15.9%) 44 (13.2%) 237 (71%) 334
All Small Agencies 44 (11.9%) 22 (5.9%) 304 (82.2%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 15 (6.3%) 7 (3%) 215 (90.7%) 237

Question 5: For all graphical buttons, is alternative text provided?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 1825 (60.3%) 352 (11.6%) 851 (28.1%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 958 (56.8%) 188 (11.2%) 540 (32%) 1686
All Large Agencies 270 (67.3%) 50 (12.5%) 81 (20.2%) 401
All Medium Agencies 193 (57.8%) 41 (12.3%) 100 (29.9%) 334
All Small Agencies 236 (63.8%) 57 (15.4%) 77 (20.8%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 168 (70.9%) 16 (6.8%) 53 (22.4%) 237

Question 6: Is there an absence of ASCII art, and, instead, are images and alternative text used?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 1829 (60.4%) 156 (5.2%) 1043 (34.4%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 960 (56.9%) 124 (7.4%) 602 (35.7%) 1686
All Large Agencies 282 (70.3%) 8 (2%) 111 (27.7%) 401
All Medium Agencies 251 (75.1%) 5 (1.5%) 78 (23.4%) 334
All Small Agencies 198 (53.5%) 10 (2.7%) 162 (43.8%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 138 (58.2%) 9 (3.8%) 90 (38%) 237

Question 7: If OBJECT was used to incorporate an image, applet, or script into a page, is the information also conveyed in an alternative means in cases where the OBJECT cannot be perceived, such as with "title" or within the body of the OBJECT element?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 325 (10.7%) 170 (5.6%) 2533 (83.7%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 225 (13.3%) 89 (5.3%) 1372 (81.4%) 1686
All Large Agencies 41 (10.2%) 46 (11.5%) 314 (78.3%) 401
All Medium Agencies 32 (9.6%) 8 (2.4%) 294 (88%) 334
All Small Agencies 2 (0.5%) 20 (5.4%) 348 (94.1%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 25 (10.5%) 7 (3%) 205 (86.5%) 237

Question 8: Are long descriptions provided of all graphics that convey important information?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 412 (13.6%) 777 (25.7%) 1839 (60.7%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 238 (14.1%) 409 (24.3%) 1039 (61.6%) 1686
All Large Agencies 85 (21.2%) 99 (24.7%) 217 (54.1%) 401
All Medium Agencies 27 (8.1%) 92 (27.5%) 215 (64.4%) 334
All Small Agencies 23 (6.2%) 149 (40.3%) 198 (53.5%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 39 (16.5%) 28 (11.8%) 170 (71.7%) 237

Question 9: For stand-alone audio files, are textual transcripts of all words spoken or sun as well as all significant sounds provided?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 111 (3.7%) 79 (2.6%) 2838 (93.7%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 33 (2%) 33 (2%) 1620 (96.1%) 1686
All Large Agencies 35 (8.7%) 29 (7.2%) 337 (84%) 401
All Medium Agencies 22 (6.6%) 7 (2.1%) 305 (91.3%) 334
All Small Agencies 20 (5.4%) 2 (0.5%) 348 (94.1%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 1 (0.4%) 8 (3.4%) 228 (96.2%) 237

Question 10: For audio associated with video, are captions -- textual transcripts of dialog and sounds -- synchronized with the video?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 89 (2.9%) 77 (2.5%) 2862 (94.5%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 43 (2.6%) 26 (1.5%) 1617 (95.9%) 1686
All Large Agencies 24 (6%) 20 (5%) 357 (89%) 401
All Medium Agencies 2 (0.6%) 23 (6.9%) 309 (92.5%) 334
All Small Agencies 20 (5.4%) 1 (0.3%) 349 (94.3%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 0 (0%) 7 (3%) 230 (97%) 237

Question 11: Where sounds are played automatically, are visual notification and transcripts provided?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 60 (2%) 73 (2.4%) 2895 (95.6%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 35 (2.1%) 32 (1.9%) 1619 (96%) 1686
All Large Agencies 23 (5.7%) 26 (6.5%) 352 (87.8%) 401
All Medium Agencies 1 (0.3%) 4 (1.2%) 329 (98.5%) 334
All Small Agencies 0 (0%) 3 (0.8%) 367 (99.2%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 1 (0.4%) 8 (3.4%) 228 (96.2%) 237

Question 12: For short animations such as animated "gifs" images, are alternative text and a long description provided, if needed?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 320 (10.6%) 155 (5.1%) 2553 (84.3%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 142 (8.4%) 85 (5%) 1459 (86.5%) 1686
All Large Agencies 87 (21.7%) 46 (11.5%) 268 (66.8%) 401
All Medium Agencies 25 (7.5%) 4 (1.2%) 305 (91.3%) 334
All Small Agencies 42 (11.4%) 10 (2.7%) 318 (85.9%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 24 (10.1%) 10 (4.2%) 203 (85.7%) 237

Question 13: For movies, are auditory descriptions provided and synchronized with the original audio?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 105 (3.5%) 102 (3.4%) 2821 (93.2%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 58 (3.4%) 65 (3.9%) 1563 (92.7%) 1686
All Large Agencies 25 (6.2%) 22 (5.5%) 354 (88.3%) 401
All Medium Agencies 22 (6.6%) 5 (1.5%) 307 (91.9%) 334
All Small Agencies 0 (0%) 3 (0.8%) 367 (99.2%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 0 (0%) 7 (3%) 230 (97%) 237

Question 14: If color is used to convey information, is the information also clear from the markup and/or text?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 1576 (52%) 153 (5.1%) 1299 (42.9%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 1003 (59.5%) 66 (3.9%) 617 (36.6%) 1686
All Large Agencies 173 (43.1%) 34 (8.5%) 194 (48.4%) 401
All Medium Agencies 119 (35.6%) 4 (1.2%) 211 (63.2%) 334
All Small Agencies 156 (42.2%) 41 (11.1%) 173 (46.8%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 125 (52.7%) 8 (3.4%) 104 (43.9%) 237

Question 15: Are foreground and background color combinations used that provide sufficient contrast when viewed by someone with color blindness or when viewed on a black and white screen?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 2739 (90.5%) 162 (5.4%) 127 (4.2%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 1462 (86.7%) 110 (6.5%) 114 (6.8%) 1686
All Large Agencies 374 (93.3%) 15 (3.7%) 12 (3%) 401
All Medium Agencies 328 (98.2%) 5 (1.5%) 1 (0.3%) 334
All Small Agencies 347 (93.8%) 23 (6.2%) 0 (0%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 228 (96.2%) 9 (3.8%) 0 (0%) 237

Question 16: For auto-refreshing or timed response pages, is a second copy of the page provided where refresh only happens after a link has been selected (until user agents provide this ability themselves)?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 259 (8.6%) 109 (3.6%) 2660 (87.8%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 164 (9.7%) 59 (3.5%) 1463 (86.8%) 1686
All Large Agencies 63 (15.7%) 31 (7.7%) 307 (76.6%) 401
All Medium Agencies 27 (8.1%) 8 (2.4%) 299 (89.5%) 334
All Small Agencies 3 (0.8%) 5 (1.4%) 362 (97.8%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 2 (0.8%) 6 (2.5%) 229 (96.6%) 237

Question 17: Is the Web page free from any blinking or updating of the screen that causes flicker?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 2611 (86.2%) 151 (5%) 266 (8.8%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 1399 (83%) 82 (4.9%) 205 (12.2%) 1686
All Large Agencies 342 (85.3%) 48 (12%) 11 (2.7%) 401
All Medium Agencies 310 (92.8%) 1 (0.3%) 23 (6.9%) 334
All Small Agencies 355 (95.9%) 11 (3%) 4 (1.1%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 205 (86.5%) 9 (3.8%) 23 (9.7%) 237

Question 18: Is a fallback page provided for pages that contain frames?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 333 (11%) 310 (10.2%) 2385 (78.8%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 189 (11.2%) 153 (9.1%) 1344 (79.7%) 1686
All Large Agencies 68 (17%) 36 (9%) 297 (74.1%) 401
All Medium Agencies 14 (4.2%) 10 (3%) 310 (92.8%) 334
All Small Agencies 42 (11.4%) 49 (13.2%) 279 (75.4%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 20 (8.4%) 62 (26.2%) 155 (65.4%) 237

Question 19: For scripts that present critical information or functions, is an alternative, equivalent presentation or mechanism provided?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 469 (15.5%) 271 (8.9%) 2288 (75.6%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 248 (14.7%) 137 (8.1%) 1301 (77.2%) 1686
All Large Agencies 60 (15%) 42 (10.5%) 299 (74.6%) 401
All Medium Agencies 69 (20.7%) 43 (12.9%) 222 (66.5%) 334
All Small Agencies 37 (10%) 38 (10.3%) 295 (79.7%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 55 (23.2%) 11 (4.6%) 171 (72.2%) 237

Question 20: For pages that use style sheets, are the contents of each page ordered and structured so that they read appropriately without the style sheet?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 430 (14.2%) 112 (3.7%) 2486 (82.1%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 294 (17.4%) 34 (2%) 1358 (80.5%) 1686
All Large Agencies 60 (15%) 23 (5.7%) 318 (79.3%) 401
All Medium Agencies 48 (14.4%) 1 (0.3%) 285 (85.3%) 334
All Small Agencies 10 (2.7%) 27 (7.3%) 333 (90%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 18 (7.6%) 27 (11.4%) 192 (81%) 237

Question 21: If frames are used, are titles provided so that users can keep track of frames by name?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 430 (14.2%) 224 (7.4%) 2374 (78.4%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 245 (14.5%) 101 (6%) 1340 (79.5%) 1686
All Large Agencies 68 (17%) 31 (7.7%) 302 (75.3%) 401
All Medium Agencies 33 (9.9%) 14 (4.2%) 287 (85.9%) 334
All Small Agencies 44 (11.9%) 48 (13%) 278 (75.1%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 40 (16.9%) 30 (12.7%) 167 (70.5%) 237

Question 22: Do you provide a "text only" alternative page to the original page?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 661 (21.8%) 1733 (57.2%) 634 (20.9%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 334 (19.8%) 959 (56.9%) 393 (23.3%) 1686
All Large Agencies 108 (26.9%) 257 (64.1%) 36 (9%) 401
All Medium Agencies 94 (28.1%) 157 (47%) 83 (24.9%) 334
All Small Agencies 64 (17.3%) 246 (66.5%) 60 (16.2%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 61 (25.7%) 114 (48.1%) 62 (26.2%) 237

Question 23: if you provide a "text only" alternative page, does it contain substantially the same information as the original page?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 694 (22.9%) 86 (2.8%) 2248 (74.2%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 352 (20.9%) 35 (2.1%) 1299 (77%) 1686
All Large Agencies 96 (23.9%) 17 (4.2%) 288 (71.8%) 401
All Medium Agencies 92 (27.5%) 6 (1.8%) 236 (70.7%) 334
All Small Agencies 82 (22.2%) 20 (5.4%) 268 (72.4%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 72 (30.4%) 8 (3.4%) 157 (66.2%) 237

Question 24: If you provide a "text only" alternative page, is it updated as often as the original page?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 678 (22.4%) 103 (3.4%) 2247 (74.2%) 3028
Cabinet Level Agencies 341 (20.2%) 48 (2.8%) 1297 (76.9%) 1686
All Large Agencies 95 (23.7%) 16 (4%) 290 (72.3%) 401
All Medium Agencies 88 (26.3%) 11 (3.3%) 235 (70.4%) 334
All Small Agencies 82 (22.2%) 20 (5.4%) 268 (72.4%) 370
All Very Small Agencies 72 (30.4%) 8 (3.4%) 157 (66.2%) 237


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