- Date: 01/31/2022
Worsened health outcomes among persons living with HIV in the Deep South region of the United States have been linked to transportation…
A new study by researchers at Montefiore Health System published in the journal Preventive Medicine found that healthcare transportation challenges are strongly associated with chronic health conditions like depression, asthma and diabetes.
Additionally, people who reported healthcare transportation as a need were 84% more likely to have an alcohol/drug abuse diagnosis and 41% more likely to smoke, than people without healthcare transportation needs. People reporting transportation challenges were also associated with higher prevalence of diabetes. Those with asthma, were 37% more likely to report poor housing quality issues like having mold and pests.
Have more mobility news that we should be reading and sharing? Let us know! Reach out to Kirby Wilhelm (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please confirm you want to block this member.
You will no longer be able to:
Please note: This action will also remove this member from your connections and send a report to the site admin. Please allow a few minutes for this process to complete.