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Health literacy of older drivers and the importance of health experience for self-regulation of driving behaviour

Sargent-Cox, Kerry; Windsor, Timothy; Walker, Janine; Anstey, Kaarin

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This study provides much needed information on the education level of older drivers regarding the impact of health conditions and medications on personal driving safety, where they source this information, and how this knowledge influences self-regulation of driving. Random and convenience sampling secured 322 Australian drivers (63.9% males) aged 65 years and over (M = 77.35 years, SD = 7.35) who completed a telephone interview. The majority of respondents (86%) had good knowledge about health...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/58129
Source: Accident Analysis and Prevention
DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2010.11.012

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