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Support for this project was provided by Contract No. 600-96-27893 between the National Academy of Sciences and the Social Security Administration. Support of the work of the Committee on National Statistics is provided by a consortium of federal agencies through a grant between the National Academy of Sciences and the National Science Foundation (Grant No. SBR-9709489). The views presented in this report are those of the Committee to Review the Social Security Administration’s Disability Decision Process Research and are not necessarily those of the funding agency.

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The dynamics of disability : measuring and monitoring disability for Social Security programs / Gooloo S. Wunderlich, Dorothy P. Rice, and Nicole L. Amado, editors ; Committee to Review the Social Security Administration's Disability Review Process Research, Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine and Committee on National Statistics, Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-08419-9 (hardcover)

1. Disability evaluation--United States. 2. Social security--United States.

[DNLM: 1. Disability Evaluation--United States. 2. Eligibility Determination--methods--United States. 3. Social Security--United States. W 900 D997 2002] I. Wunderlich, Gooloo S. II. Rice, Dorothy P. III. Amado, Nicole L. IV. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Review the Social Security Administration's Disability Decision Process Research. V. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on National Statistics.

RA1055.5 .D964 2002

2002009395

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