Survey Measurement of Disability: A Review of International Activities and Recommendations

International Views on Disability Measures: Moving Toward Comparative Measurement

ISBN: 978-0-76231-282-5, eISBN: 978-1-84950-394-5

ISSN: 1479-3547

Publication date: 7 July 2006

Abstract

Several international and supranational organizations have undertaken efforts to improve and standardize the measurement of disability in population-based surveys. Among these are the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, the United Nations Statistical Division, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, the World Health Organization, and Réseau sur l’Espérance de Vie en Santé Européennes. In this report their activities and recommendations are reviewed and examined from the viewpoint of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health.

Citation

Hendershot, G. (2006), "Survey Measurement of Disability: A Review of International Activities and Recommendations", Altman, B. and Barnartt, S. (Ed.) International Views on Disability Measures: Moving Toward Comparative Measurement (Research in Social Science and Disability, Vol. 4), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 17-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1479-3547(05)04003-0

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