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New Publication: Trips to medical care among persons with disabilities: Evidence from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey

by User Not Found | Jan 21, 2016

ABSTRACT. The 2009 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) is used to examine travel patterns of persons with disabilities as they access medical care. Logistic regressions are run on distance to medical appointments, time taken for travel to medical appointments, and access to private vehicle. We find no difference in the distance traveled, but trips to medical care by persons with disabilities take longer amounts of time than trips taken by persons without disabilities, holding other variables constant. Access to private transportation is similar for both persons with and without disabilities.

Read more at Disability and Health Journal, doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.01.001

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