Associations between disability prevalence and local-area characteristics in a general community-living population.

@article{Philibert2013AssociationsBD,
  title={Associations between disability prevalence and local-area characteristics in a general community-living population.},
  author={Mathieu D. Philibert and Robert Pampalon and Denis Hamel and Mark Daniel},
  journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={463-74}
}
BACKGROUND Disability is understood to arise from person-environment interactions. Hence, heterogeneity in local-area characteristics should be associated with local-area variation in disability prevalence. This study evaluated the associations of disability prevalence with local-area socioeconomic status and contextual features. METHODS Disability prevalence was obtained from the Canada census of 2001 for the entire province of Québec at the level of dissemination areas (617 individuals on… CONTINUE READING
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