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Table 2 Access to the community for people with disability and controls in Bangladesh and Fiji

From: Field-testing of the rapid assessment of disability questionnaire

Services   Bangladesh Fiji
  Cases n (%) Control n (%) P* Cases n (%) Control n (%) P*
Work Yes 72 (37.5) 93 (47.7)   67 (66.3) 87 (87.9)  
No 29 (15.1) 4 (2.1) <0.001 20 (19.8) 9 (9.1) 0.001
Not needed 91 (47.4) 98 (50.3)   14 (13.9) 3 (3.0)  
Education Yes 4 (2.1) 12 (6.2)   31 (30.7) 60 (61.2)  
No 41 (21.4) 27 (13.8) 0.035 28 (28.3) 12 (12.2) 0.004
Not needed 147 (76.6) 156 (80.0)   45 (44.6) 26 (26.5)  
Health services Yes 132 (68.8) 129 (66.2)   83 (82.2) 80 (81.6)  
No 28 (14.6) 5 (2.6) <0.001 15 (14.9) 5 (5.1) <0.001
Not needed 32 (16.7) 61 (31.3)   3 (3.0) 13 (13.3)  
Participate in community consultations Yes 93 (48.4) 119 (61.0)   52 (51.5) 82 (82.8)  
No 38 (19.8) 9 (4.6) <0.001 35 (34.7) 8 (8.1) <0.001
Not needed 67 (34.4) 61 (31.8)   14 (13.9) 9 (9.1)  
Assistive devices Yes 23 (12.0) 13 (6.7)   35 (35.0) 19 (19.2)  
No 70 (36.5) 12 (6.2) <0.001 33 (33.0) 7 (7.1) <0.001
Not needed 99 (51.6) 170 (87.2)   32 (32.0) 73 (73.7)  
Rehabilitation Yes 13 (6.8) 5 (2.6)   46 (45.5) 14 (14.1)  
No 48 (25.0) 9 (4.6) <0.001 27 (26.7) 11(11.1) <0.001
Not needed 131 (68.2) 181 (92.8)   28 (27.7) 74 (74.7)  
Safe/drinking water Yes 192 (100) 193 (99.0)   97 (96.0) 97 (98.0) 0.421
No 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0) 0.159 4 (4.0) 2 (2.0)
Toilet facilities Yes 179 (93.2) 189 (96.9)   93 (92.1) 96 (97.0) 0.129
No 14 (6.8) 6 (3.1) 0.093 8 (7.9) 3 (3.0)
Disaster management Yes 10 (5.2) 7 (3.6)   36 (36.4) 64 (64.6)  
No 36 (18.8) 13 (6.7) 0.001 45 (45.5) 15 (15.2) <0.001
Not needed 146 (76.0) 175 (89.7)   18 (18.2) 20 (20.2)  
Legal assistance Yes 14 (7.3) 13 (6.7)   34 (34.3) 35 (35.4)  
No 2 (1.0) 4 (2.1) 0.708 18 (18.2) 8 (8.1) 0.098
Not needed 176 (91.7) 178 (91.3)   47 (47.5) 56 (56.6)  
Social activities Yes 135 (70.3) 161 (82.6)   64 (64.0) 91 (91.9) <0.001
No 19 (9.9) 5 (2.6) 0.003 20 (20.0) 3 (3.0)
Not needed 38 (19.8) 29 (14.9)   16 (16.0) 5 (5.1)  
Religious activities Yes 176 (91.7) 187 (95.9)   81 (80.2) 95 (96.0)  
No 14 (7.3) 3 (1.5) 0.013 14 (13.9) 2 (2.0) 0.002
Not needed 2 (1.0) 5 (2.6)   6 (5.9) 2 (2.0)  
Government social welfare Yes 17 (8.9) 10 (5.1)   56 (56.4) 25 (25.3)  
No 46 (24.0) 14 (7.2) <0.001 29 (28.7) 10 (10.1) <0.001
Not needed 76 (39.6) 121 (62.1)   14 (3.9) 64 (64.6)  
Do not know 53 (27.6) 50 (25.6)   2 (2.0) 0  
Disabled persons organisations Yes 8 (4.2) 0 (0.0)   30 (30.3) 8 (8.3)  
No 36 (18.8) 5 (2.6) <0.001 35 (35.4) 12 (12.5) <0.001
Not Needed 75 (39.1) 119 (61.0)   6 (6.1) 44 (45.8)  
Do not know 73 (38.0) 71 (36.4)   28 (28.3) 32 (33.3)  
  1. *P-values are from generalised estimating equations modelling (logistic regression), comparing people with disability and their matched controls.