Do disability, parenthood, and gender matter for health disparities?: A US population-based study.

Affiliation

Institute for Behavioral Health and Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Existing research has documented adverse health outcomes among parents with disabilities relative to parents without disabilities, but little is known about whether parenthood adds unique stress and health consequences for people with disabilities. Less is known about whether the effects of parenthood differ between mothers and fathers with disabilities.

Keywords

Co-residence,Father,Health behavior,Health-related quality of life,Mother,

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