Sexuality and Disability

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 5–40

National Study of Women with Physical Disabilities: Final Report

  • M. A. Nosek
  • C. Howland
  • D. H. Rintala
  • M. E. Young
  • G. F. Chanpong
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1010716820677

Cite this article as:
Nosek, M.A., Howland, C., Rintala, D.H. et al. Sexuality and Disability (2001) 19: 5. doi:10.1023/A:1010716820677

Abstract

The final report of the National Study on Women with Disabilities provides an overview of the research conducted from 1992 to 1996 at the Center for Research on Women with Disabilities. The report addresses the methodologies used in the recruitment of women and reviews the various analyses conducted on the data. In addition, the report provides a discussion of recruitment techniques used for nondisabled women and the analysis used for this population as well. It provides a summary of findings in the areas of sense of self, relationships, information about sexuality, sexual functioning, pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, abuse, chronic conditions, health maintenance behaviors, gynecologic health, and health care utilization.

womenphysical disabilitiessexualitycancer screeningpregnancy

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Nosek
    • 1
  • C. Howland
    • 1
  • D. H. Rintala
    • 1
  • M. E. Young
    • 1
  • G. F. Chanpong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationCenter for Research on Women with Disabilities, Baylor College of MedicineHouston, TXUSA