Now Available: 2020 NH Disability & Public Health Infographic Report

June 157, 2020

The New Hampshire (NH) Disability & Public Health project's 2020 infographic report shows that adults with disabilities need better access to health care."Our infographic report this year shows that people with disabilities have a harder time accessing health care than people without disabilities, and people with multiple disabilities are most likely to face barriers to care" said Evan England, program coordinator and co-author of the report. "Health care practices can help by keeping these barriers in mind and creating inclusive policies to help people who have difficulties with transportation or cost." 

NH adults with disabilities have more difficulty accessing health care than adults without disabilities. Access is most difficult for adults with multiple disabilities.

The infographic shares factors related to health equity for people with disabilities and offers strategies to improve health care access for all people in NH: