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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Geographic Concentration of Poor Health Explains Most of “Disability Belt” [feedly]

Geographic Concentration of Poor Health Explains Most of "Disability Belt"
https://www.cbpp.org/blog/geographic-concentration-of-poor-health-explains-most-of-disability-belt

A new Social Security Administration (SSA) study reinforces what research from CBPP and other experts have found: Most geographic variation in the share of residents receiving federal disability benefits stems from variation in the prevalence of disability itself, as well as socioeconomic characteristics.



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