Session 143:
Disability Measurement Issues

Saturday, April 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Beacon H
3rd Floor

Chair: Amy Pienta, University of Michigan
Discussant: Vicki L. Lamb, Duke University

  1. Coping or Caring for Functional Limitations: Does It Change the Risk of Severe Restriction in Personal Care Activities?Emmanuelle Cambois, DREES / Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  2. The Effect of Assistive Technology Measurement on Late Life Disability RatesJennifer C. Cornman, Polisher Research Institute, Abramson Center for Jewish Life; Vicki A. Freedman, Polisher Research Institute; Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University

  3. Measuring DisabilityArie Kapteyn, RAND

  4. Alternative Definitions of Disability: Implications of Increasing InclusivenessEllen A. Kramarow, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Elsie Pamuk, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

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