Traveller community 2 to 3 times more likely to suffer from common illnesses - study
New research indicates that asthma and bronchitis are far more prevalent among Travellers than the general population
Travellers suffer more from physical health conditions than the general Irish population, a study by Trinity College Dublin has found.
The researchers said the findings suggest providers of care should be aware of the “disproportionate burden” of physical health conditions among Irish Travellers.
The scoping review, published in the British Medical Journal on Tuesday, highlights a disparity between the health of Travellers and the general population in Ireland.
The findings indicate that common conditions like ...