Poverty

Geo-social and health disparities among persons with disabilities living in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and Dallas, Texas

Silviya P. Nikolova, Ph.D., Eusebius Small, Ph.D., Claudia Campillo, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, July 2015 Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 434–442 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.03.004 Background In low and high income countries alike, disability exacerbates social, economic, and health disparities, in spite of their differences. Objective This study seeks to identify factors that predict the circumstances people with disabilities face, including […]

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Intersections between disability, type of impairment, gender and socio-economic disadvantage in a nationally representative sample of 33,101 working-aged Australians

Anne M. Kavanagh, B.M.B.S., Ph.D., Lauren Krnjacki, B.Sc., M.P.H., Zoe Aitken, B.Sc., M.Sc., Anthony D. LaMontagne, B.Sc., M.A., Med, D.Sc., Andrew Beer, B.A., Ph.D., Emma Baker, B.A., Ph.D., Rebecca Bentley, B.Sc., Ph.D. DOI: www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com/article/S1936-6574(14)00107-1/abstract Background People with disabilities are socio-economically disadvantaged and have poorer health than people without disabilities; however, little is known about the […]

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Disparities in access to health care among adults with physical disabilities: Analysis of a representative national sample for a ten-year period

Presented in part to the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orlando, FL, November 2013. Elham Mahmoudi, Ph.D., M.S., Michelle A. Meade, Ph.D. DOI: http://www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com/article/S1936-6574(14)00106-X/abstract Background People with physical disabilities are the largest underserved subpopulation in the U.S. However, disparities in access to health care and how these have changed over time have not been fully explored. […]

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