Barbara M Altman
- Convergence and divergence: differences in disability prevalence estimates in the United States and Canada based on four health survey instrumentsBarbara M Altman
Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
Soc Sci Med 69:543-52. 2009..In terms of cross-cultural comparisons, the use of a common set of questions and answer categories and similar survey methodologies provides much more robust results...
- Definitions, concepts, and measures of disabilityBarbara M Altman
Disability Statistics Consultant, Rockville, Md Electronic address
Ann Epidemiol 24:2-7. 2014..This paper examines those concepts and definitions to provide insight into the measurement process to represent this important element of health and participation. ..
- Impact of differential item functioning on age and gender differences in functional disabilityJohn A Fleishman
Center for Cost and Financing Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2101 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S275-84. 2002..This study examines the extent to which DIF affects estimates of age and gender group differences in disability severity among adults with some functional disability...
- Measuring disability and monitoring the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: the work of the Washington Group on Disability StatisticsJennifer H Madans
National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
BMC Public Health 11:S4. 2011..This paper will describe the work of the Washington Group and explicate the applicability of its approach and the questions developed for monitoring the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities...