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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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Being Counted: The Campaign to Cure Paralysis map

The Reeve Foundation tweeted its Campaign to Cure Paralysis website, which features a Google map tagged with respondents to their survey (http://www.campaigntocureparalysis.org/c/ to be counted). The map is tagged with people living with paralysis, family, care providers, researchers, military personnel, … Continue reading

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New(er) Numbers: Prevalence and Causes of Disability

The CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly has released a new statistical analysis of the prevalence and most common causes of disability among US adults. Using data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation, the authors report no significant increase … Continue reading

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Count on it: Employment Statistics for People with Disabilities in the US

The Dept of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy is now publishing monthly employment statistics for people with disabilities in the US.  Data is collected through the Current Population Survey and analyzed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to … Continue reading

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Read More About It: Two reports on disability and income from AARP

Two excellent resources from AARP’s Public Policy Institute. Continue reading

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