Rural

Physical activity of rurally residing children with a disability: A survey of parents and carers

Luke Wakely, M.H.Sc (Paed Physio), B.AppSc(Physio), Jessica Langham, B(Physio), Catherine Johnston, Ph.D., M.AppSc (Cardiopulmonary Physio), B.AppSc (Physio), Kym Rae, Ph.D., B.Sc. (Hons), B.Sc./B.Teach Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 31-35 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.05.002 Background Children residing in rural areas face unique barriers to physical activity participation. Further, while children with a disability […]

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Prevalence of disability among adults using Rapid Assessment of Disability tool in a rural district of South India

Srikrishna Sulgodu Ramachandra, M.P.H., M.D., Komal Preet Allagh, M.P.H., Hemanth Kumar, M.P.H.,Nathan Grills, D.Phil., D.P.H., Manjula Marella, Ph.D., Hira Pant, M.A., D. Mahesh, B.E., Fairlene Soji, M.A.,Srinivasan Mani, M.Phil., M.S.W., G.V.S. Murthy, M.Sc., M.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4 Published online: June 06, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.05.010 Background There are different estimates of disability prevalence reported in India due to the differences […]

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Rural disparities in receipt of colorectal cancer screening among adults ages 50–64 with disabilities

Willi Horner-Johnson, Ph.D., Konrad Dobbertin, M.P.H., Jae Chul Lee, Ph.D., Elena M. Andresen, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p394–401 Published online: June 17, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.06.001 Background Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Early detection can reduce mortality; however, only 59% of U.S. […]

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