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Just the Stats Ma’am

Yesterday, the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) released the 2017 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium in a day-long event that featured an overview of the Compendium and panels of guest speakers. The Compendium is … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Seeks Feedback on the American Community Survey

The U.S. Census Bureau is attempting to learn about the ways people and organizations use the American Community Survey (ACS) data. Implemented in the 1990s, the ACS is a mandatory, ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the … Continue reading

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The American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) is a detailed annual survey sent to approximately 3 million homes. It is designed to collect important information about who we are and how we live. The data collected is used to make more than … Continue reading

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A Webinar on Health Care Access After Spinal Cord Injury

On Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 3 PM, Lee L. Saunders, PhD. of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) presented a webinar entitled “Health Care Access After Spinal Cord Injury”. The … Continue reading

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Las disparidades de salud entre las personas con impedimentos

Este es el tercer artículo en una serie sobre las disparidades de la salud. Hay varias medidas básicas de atención primaria y preventiva (por ejemplo, consejería nutricional, atención odontológica preventiva, exámenes de la pelvis, radiografías, exámenes físicos, colonoscopias, etc) que … Continue reading

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Las disparidades en el estado de salud y acceso a la atención en los EE.UU.

Este es el segundo artículo en una serie sobre las disparidades de la salud. En general, la salud de la población estadounidense ha mejorado en los últimos años. Sin embargo, el 17 por ciento de los latinos y 16 por … Continue reading

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Disparities in the Health Status and Access to Care in the US

This is the second post on a series on health disparities. Read the first article. In general, the health of the American population has improved over recent years. However, 17 percent of Latino and 16 percent of African-Americans report they … Continue reading

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Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER Center) to Sponsor Webcast on the Latest Disability Statistics from Federal Surveys and Resources

On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 EST the KTER Center’s Community of Practice on Employment Research will sponsor the webcast—What Counts? Latest Disability Statistics from Federal Surveys and Resources.   This informative webcast is available for free.  … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity: Two National Data and Statistical Centers

NIDRR announced invitations for proposals for national data and statistical centers focusing on spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury: National Data and Statistical Center for Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems 76 FR 344 – Office of Special Education and … Continue reading

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Looking for Statistics? Annual Disability Statistics Compendium is Out Now

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics has published its Annual Disability Statistics Compendium for 2010. The 152 page book includes statistics for: Population and prevalence Employment Time trend population stats Poverty Earnings Veterans Health insurance … Continue reading

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