Rights Fulfillment for Persons with Disabilities in Colomadu, Karanganyar, Central Java


Etanaulia Marsim
Study Program of Orthotic Prosthetics, Health Polytechnics, Ministry of Health Surakarta
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Background: It is estimated 15% of the world\u2019s population, experience some form of disability, and disability prevalence is higher for developing countries. Barriers to full social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities include inaccessible physical environments and transportation, the unavailability of assistive devices and techno�logies, non-adapted means of communication, gaps in service delivery, and discrimi�natory prejudice and stigma in society. The purpose of this study was to describe rights fulfillment for persons with disabilities in Colomadu, Karanganyar, Central Java.

Subjects and Method: A descriptive study was carried out in Colomadu, Karanganyar, Indonesia, in December 2019. Total sample of 23 people with disability was participated for this study. The study variable was disability rights, divided into health value, social welfare, and accessibility. Score of disability rights was described into mean value.

Results: Of 23 people with disability, mean score of disability rights based on the aspect of health rights was 3.87 (Mean= 3.87; SD= 1.25), social welfare was 5.91 (Mean= 5.91; SD= 1.34), and accessibility was 7.91 (Mean= 7.91; SD= 1.90).

Conclusion: Of the three disability rights, the highest is the right of accessibility.

How to Cite

Rights Fulfillment for Persons with Disabilities in Colomadu, Karanganyar, Central Java. (2022). The International Conference on Public Health Proceeding, 7(01), 55. https://doi.org/10.26911/AB.ICPH.09.2022.55