TitleAge at disability onset and self-reported health status.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsJamoom, EW, Horner-Johnson, W, Suzuki, R, Andresen, EM, Campbell, VA
Secondary AuthorsBeatty, P, Cardinal, BJ, C., D, Fujiura, G, Hall, T, Krahn, GL, Nosek, MA
JournalBMC public health
Date Published2008
KeywordsUnited States

The critical importance of improving the well-being of people with disabilities is highlighted in many national health plans. Self-reported health status is reduced both with age and among people with disabilities. Because both factors are related to health status and the influence of the age at disability onset on health status is unclear, we examined the relationship between disability onset and health status.