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Vital Signs: Disability and Physical Activity — United States, 2009–2012
- Dianna D. Carroll, Elizabeth A. Courtney-Long, +8 authors J. Dorn
- MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
- 9 May 2014
Background Adults with disabilities are less active and have higher rates of chronic disease than the general population. Given the health benefits of physical activity, understanding physical… Expand
Understanding the Context of Health for Persons With Multiple Chronic Conditions: Moving From What Is the Matter to What Matters
PURPOSE An isolated focus on 1 disease at a time is insufficient to generate the scientific evidence needed to improve the health of persons living with more than 1 chronic condition. This article… Expand
Health disparities among adults with physical disabilities or cognitive limitations compared to individuals with no disabilities in the United States.
BACKGROUND National survey data indicate the number of individuals reporting a disability is rising. Those with disabilities experience a large number of barriers to health promotion and disease… Expand
Developing a Health Surveillance System for People With Intellectual Disabilities in the United States
Adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) experience poorer access to quality healthcare and poorer health outcomes than people without ID. They are more likely to live with complex and poorly… Expand
Prevalence and Causes of Paralysis-United States, 2013.
- B. Armour, Elizabeth A. Courtney-Long, M. Fox, Heidi Fredine, A. Cahill
- American journal of public health
- 14 September 2016
OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence and causes of functional paralysis in the United States. METHODS We used the 2013 US Paralysis Prevalence & Health Disparities Survey to estimate the… Expand
Disaster Preparedness and Response for Persons With Mobility Impairments
The objective of this study was to assess the impact of a major disaster on county-level preparedness for persons with mobility disabilities. The authors surveyed 30 randomly selected Federal… Expand
Similarities and Differences in Choosing Health Plans
Background. Increasingly, consumers have multiple health insurance options. New information is being developed to help consumers with these choices. Objectives. To study similarities and differences… Expand
Health disparities of adults with intellectual disabilities: what do we know? What do we do?
BACKGROUND Recent attention to health of people with intellectual disabilities has used a health disparities framework. Building on historical context, the paper summarizes what is known about health… Expand
Obesity in children with developmental and/or physical disabilities.
Children with developmental or physical disabilities, many of whom face serious health-related conditions, also are affected by the current obesity crisis. Although evidence indicates that children… Expand
Emergency Response Training Practices for People With Disabilities
Each year thousands of people are potentially affected by the types of emergency preparedness and response training plans practiced in their communities. Between 1998 and 2002, 3,000 counties in the… Expand