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Zakład Turystyki i Rekreacji, Państwowa Szkoła Wyższa im Papieża Jana Pawła II
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Wydział Nauk ekonomicznych, Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa im. Papieża Jana Pawła II
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Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych, Państwowa Szkoła Wyższa im. Papieża Jana Pawła II
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Jarosław Żbikowski   

Zakład Turystyki i Rekreacji, Państwowa Szkoła Wyższa im Papieża Jana Pawła II
Online publication date: 2019-12-31
Publication date: 2019-12-31
 
Economic and Regional Studies 2019;12(4):401–417
 
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Subject and purpose of work: The aim of the conducted research and analyzes was the attempt to assess the impact of selected factors over tourist activity of people with disabilities and factors related to the immediate environment of people with disabilities. Materials and methods: A total of 5 000 respondents were subjected to the quantitative research. Participants of the research were adults with legally recognized disabilities. In the research, there was used the method of a diagnostic survey. Results: Tourist activity of disabled people living in rural areas in Poland concerns only about 50% of respondents. Leaving the place of permanent residence in a free time is the most often declared by young and middle-aged people with higher, secondary and post-secondary education, professionally active, married people with mental and sensory disabilities. Conclusions: Factors stimulating participation in tourism are the level of education and professional activity of respondents. In the assessment of respondents the important factor is also a general family situation.
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Project financed from the resources of State Fund for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled (PFRON) in 2009 - 2012 as a research project. Project leader dr Jarosław Żbikowski.
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