Women with Disabilities Living in Poverty: The Case of Uruguay

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María José Bagnato
María del Carmen Abreu Milán
Adriana Suárez Ceretti
Cecilia Durán
Beatriz Falero Bonilla
Delia Bianchi
Mario Luzardo
Paola Premuda Conti

Keywords

disability, women, poverty, Uruguay

Abstract

The goal of this study was to determine health and disability status among people living in poor urban areas of Uruguay’s capital and surrounding areas, with a focus on women. Despite living in the same locations, women reported worse health status than men and more limitations across all disability domains. 

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