3129.0 Conceptualizing, Defining and Measuring Disability I

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
Disability is a dynamic phenomenon which has no universally accepted definition. There are a number of approaches to defining persons with disabilities in population-based surveys. This session examines examples of disability definition currently used in surveys.
Session Objectives: Compare the different ways to define disability in the current survey research.

10:48 AM
Assessing disability severity on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Erin D. Bouldin, MPH, Michael Cannell, MPH, Allyson Hall, PhD, Elena Andresen, PhD and Claudia Tamayo, MPH
11:06 AM
Measuring Disability Through Self-Report
Frederica R. Conrey, PhD and Phyllis Gyamfi, PhD
11:24 AM

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Organized by: Disability
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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