Guatemala National Disability Study ENDIS 2016 Report

Guidelines

Summary

The Guatemala National Disability Study (ENDIS 2016) was undertaken to address a need for up to date reliable data on disability in Guatemala.

Through a population based survey:

  • To estimate the national disability prevalence among adults and children in Guatemala, and to provide regional estimates for 5 broad regions
  • To disaggregate the prevalence of disability in Guatemala by age, sex, type of functional limitation and socio-economic status
  • To explore the impact of disability on: poverty, quality of life, participation, health and opportunities to go to school and to work amongst children and adults respectively

Through a qualitative study:

  • To explore cultural, ideological, and social interpretations and responses to disability; provide insight into the disability and poverty relationship; and examine social, political, and economic dimensions operating within this relationship.