CDC Reports on Disability, Chronic Disease

May 6, 2014 7:59 PM

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People with a disability were more likely to report at least one chronic illness and were less likely to participate in recommended physical activities, researchers reported.

Among U.S. adults, ages 18-64, 11.6% reported having a disability -- hearing, vision, cognition, or mobility -- and those adults were far more likely to report inactivity compared with adults who did not have a disability (47.1% versus 26.1%), although 44% said their healthcare provider had recommen...

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