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A study investigating the travel habits and preferences of older Australian adults with a falls risks

McCluskey, Annie; Thurtell, Andrew; Clemson, Lindy; Kendig, Hal

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Aim: To investigate the travel habits and preferences of city-dwelling older Australians with a falls risk, and factors influencing outings. Methods: A retrospective cross-sectional survey was conducted with 96 community-dwelling adults with a falls risk. Results: The mean age of participants was 78.2 years (SD 5.33). The majority were women (77%). Most (75%) went on five or more outings per week (mean 6.9 outings). Men drove more than women (41% vs 31%). Shopping was the most common reason for...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33768
Source: Australasian Journal on Ageing
DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-6612.2010.00480.x

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