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Older drivers in Australia: Trends on driving status and cognitive and visual impairment

Ross, Lesley; Anstey, Kaarin; Kiely, Kim; Windsor, Timothy; Byles, Julie; Luszcz, Mary A; Mitchell, Paul

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OBJECTIVES: To investigate self-reported driving status within three Australian states; associations between demographic, health, and functional factors and driving status; and the extent to which remaining a driver in spite of cognitive and visual impairments varies as a function of sex. DESIGN: Secondary data analysis of a pooled data set. SETTING: Australian communities. PARTICIPANTS: Adults aged 65 to 103 (N=5,206) from the Dynamic Analyses to Optimise Ageing (DYNOPTA) project. DYNOPTA is a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39434
Source: Journal of American Geriatrics Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02439.x

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