5017.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Disability Classification, Definitions, and Measurement

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Gale Whiteneck, PhD
8:30 AMMeasuring disability: The relevance of focus group research
Joseph T. Mullan, PhD, Allen J. LeBlanc, PhD, Alice Wong, Anita L. Stewart, PhD, Mitchell P. LaPlante, PhD
8:45 AMSocial participation among persons with disability: Functional and environmental factors
Anita L. Stewart, PhD, Taewoon Kang, PhD, Joseph T. Mullan, PhD, Allen J. LeBlanc, PhD, Mitchell P. LaPlante, PhD
9:00 AMDevelopment and testing of a new set of ICIDH-2 participation measures
Barbara L. Gandek, MS, Jennifer J. Krebs, MAR, John E. Ware Jr, PhD
9:15 AMMeasuring dimensions of disability and school environment: A population-based study
Rune J. Simeonsson, PhD, MSPH, Gail S. Huntington, PhD, Janey Sturtz McMillen, PhD, Lauri A. DiFulvio, MA
9:30 AMUtilization of and expenditures for health care services among persons with disabilities: Data from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
John F. Hough, DrPH, CHES
Sponsor:Disability Forum
Cosponsors:Epidemiology; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA