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Health for UK Deaf People

This report explores the question of health for UK deaf people 2010 and 2011. Do barriers to healthcare lead to poorer health?
Cover of the report entitled "Research into the health of deaf people". One picture above the title shows a doctor meeting with a patient. The other picture, below the title, shows a person outside jogging.

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Deaf people often have less access to healthcare. Therefore, do deaf people experience poorer health? In response, this report explores the question of health for UK deaf people in 2010 and 2011. Meanwhile, the researchers conducted an on-line survey with 533 deaf people in the United Kingdom (UK). Furthermore, all participants prefer to use British Sign Language or Sign Supported English.

The report on health for UK deaf people published in 2013. Meanwhile, the PDF file is accessible for people using screen reading software with some difficulty in navigation.

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