Health Disparities

State-level prevalence of cigarette smoking and treatment advice, by disability status, United States, 2004.

INTRODUCTION:   To our knowledge, no study has determined whether smoking prevalence is higher among people with disabilities than among people without disabilities across all U.S. states. Neither do we know whether people with disabilities and people without disabilities receive the same quality of advice about tobacco-cessation treatment from medical providers. METHODS:   We analyzed data from […]

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Secondary conditions in a community-based sample of women with physical disabilities over a 1-year period.

OBJECTIVE:   To examine prevalence and predictors of secondary conditions in women with physical disabilities. DESIGN:   Cross-sectional. SETTING:   Women were recruited through private and public health clinics and various community organizations. PARTICIPANTS:   A sample of 443 predominantly ethnic minority women with physical disabilities. INTERVENTIONS:  Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE:   Health Conditions Checklist interference score. RESULTS:   Aggregated […]

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