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Prediciting Driving Cessation over 5 Years in Older Adults: Psychological Well-Being and Cognitive Competence Are Stronger Predictors than Physical Health

Anstey, Kaarin; Windsor, Timothy; Luszcz, Mary A; Andrews, Gary

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OBJECTIVES: To examine psychological, medical, and sensorimotor risk factors that predict driving cessation in older adults. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study including five waves of data collected in 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1997. SETTING: The Australian Longitudinal Study of Aging. PARTICIPANTS: One thousand four hundred sixty-six men and women aged 70 and older drawn from the electoral roll and including 753 drivers at baseline. MEASUREMENTS: Interviews, including assessments of self-rated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25406
Source: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.00471.x

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