Journal article

Components of disability exclusion: Discrimination, avoidance and accessibility in later life

Jeromey B Temple, Margaret Kelaher, Ariane Utomo, Ruth Williams, Libby Brooke

Australasian Journal on Ageing | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To examine the prevalence and context of disability exclusion reported by people with disability, with and without communication and mobility problems. METHODS: The 2015 Survey of Disability Ageing and Carers was used to measure the prevalence of reported exclusion. Tests of proportions were used to examine differences in prevalence rates. Proportional Venn diagrams were used to examine the intersection of measures of exclusion. RESULTS: Approximately 53% of those with a communication or mobility difficulty reported at least one measure of exclusion. Among this group, 7% reported an instance of discrimination, 44% reported avoidance, and 29% reported an accessibility problem. The ..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Grant/Award Number: CE1101029