Journal article

1074The role of epidemiology in improving the health of people with disability

Anne Kavanagh, Nicola Fortune, George Disney, Zoe Aitken, Samia Badji

International Journal of Epidemiology | Oxford University Press (OUP) | Published : 2021

Abstract

Abstract Focus and outcomes for participants The symposium will focus on the role of epidemiologists in building an evidence base to improve the health of the 15% of the world’s population with disability who currently experience vast health inequalities. Participants will be introduced to new ways of conceptualising disability in epidemiology; state of the art approaches to monitoring disability-related socio-economic and health inequalities; methodological challenges and solutions to address the biases due to misclassification, confounding and reverse causation; and the application of causal mediation analysis and natural experiments in i..

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