Contribution of chronic diseases to educational disparity in disability in France: results from the cross-sectional “disability-health” survey

Last updated on 27-9-2019 by Jean Tafforeau

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Background This study aimed 1) to assess whether the contribution of chronic conditions to disability varies according to the educational attainment, 2) to disentangle the contributions of the prevalence and of the disabling impact of chronic conditions to educational disparities. Methods Data of the 2008–09 Disability Health Survey were examined (N = 23,348). The disability indicator was the Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI). The attribution method based on an additive hazard model was used to estimate educational differences in disabling impacts and in the contributions…

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