University of Montana Rural Institute
Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Public Health
The health of many people with disabilities living in rural areas is not as good as one might expert. While people with disabilities can lead healthy and independent lives, they often lack access to health care providers who understand their needs, and lack access to services that would support their efforts to live independently.
health and wellness, health promotion, independent living, health care, rural, disability
© 1996 RTC:Rural.
Centers for Disease Control
Our research is supported by grant #R04/CCR808519 from the Center for Disease Control. Additional support was provided by grant #H133820002 from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Dept. of Education.
Seekins, Tom Ph.D. and Rural Institute, University of Montana, "Rural Health & Disability" (1996). Health and Wellness. 15.