Disability measures as an indicator of poverty: A case study from Viet Nam

Michael Palmer, Thuy Nguyen, Q Quyen, D Duy, H Van Huynh, Helen Berry

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    Abstract

    This paper examines the relationship between disability and poverty at a health-demographic surveillance site in Viet Nam using alternative measures of disability severity. Analysis of the site population (n=65400) is combined with interviews of 27 households containing members with disabilities. Results show that disability severity is positively associated with poverty.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)S53-S68
    Number of pages16
    JournalJournal of International Development
    Volume24
    Issue numberSupplement S1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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