minorities

Factors associated with disability among middle-aged and older African American women with osteoarthritis

Janiece L. Walker, Ph.D., R.N.; Tracie C. Harrison, Ph.D., F.N.P., F.A.A.N.; Adama Brown, Ph.D.; Roland J. Thorpe Jr., Ph.D.; Sarah L. Szanton, Ph.D., A.N.P., F.A.A.N. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: March 08, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.02.004 Background Middle-aged and older African American women experience disproportionate rates of functional limitations and disability from osteoarthritis […]

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Health spending among working-age immigrants with disabilities compared to those born in the US

Wassim Tarraf, M.B.A., Ph.D.; Elham Mahmoudi, Ph.D.; Heather E. Dillaway, Ph.D.; Hector M. González, Ph.D.; Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: January 28, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.01.007 Background Immigrants have disparate access to health care. Disabilities can amplify their health care burdens. Objective/hypothesis Examine how US- and foreign-born working-age adults with disabilities differ in […]

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Racial-ethnic variations in paid and unpaid caregiving: Findings among persons with traumatic spinal cord injury

Elizabeth A. Walker, M.P.A., Yue Cao, Ph.D., Philip A. Edles, M.A., Joshua Acuna, M.P.H., Cassandra Sligh-Conway, Ph.D., James S. Krause, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, October 2015, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 527–534 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.04.004 Background The effects of race-ethnicity on the use of paid and unpaid caregivers for those with spinal cord injury (SCI) have received little attention in the literature. Objective […]

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Health care utilization by people with disabilities: A longitudinal analysis of the Korea Welfare Panel Study (KoWePS)

Boyoung Jeon, Ph.D., Soonman Kwon, Ph.D., Hongsoo Kim, Ph. Disability and Health Journal Published July 2015Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 353–362 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.01.001 Background Health care is important for people with disabilities in terms of maintaining basic functional status and promoting health. However, empirical studies on health care utilization by this population in South Korea are rare. Objective The […]

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