Inclusion of persons with disabilities in systems of social protection

(August 2016)

Bernabe-Ortiz A, Diez-Canseco F, Vasquez A, et al BMJ Open 2016;6(8)

Objective: This study aims to assess the needs of people with disabilities and their level of inclusion in social protection programmes.

Design: Population based-survey with a nested case – control study.

Setting: Morropon, a semiurban district located in Piura, northern Peru.

Participants: For the population survey, a two-stage sampling method was undertaken using data from the most updated census available and information of each household member aged ≥5 years was collected. In the nested case–control study, only one participant, case or control, per household was included in the study. Read more