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Models and measurement in disability: an international review

Palmer, Michael; Harley, David


This article reviews the theoretical basis and methods for disability measurement. Different methods arise from different theoretical perspectives. Recent efforts to develop a general international disability measure consistent with the social model of disability aim to produce an internationally comparable measure of disability with which to assess the equalisation of opportunities. Such a measure cannot consistently identify disabled people in need of health and social services. Correctly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Policy and Planning: a journal on health in development
DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czr047


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