Consequences of driving cessation: decreased out-of-home activity levels.

  title={Consequences of driving cessation: decreased out-of-home activity levels.},
  author={Richard A. Marottoli and de Leon CFM and Thomas Glass and Christianna S. Williams and Leo M. Cooney and Lisa F. Berkman},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  volume={55 6},
OBJECTIVES Increasing age, socioeconomic factors, and declining function and health have been linked to driving cessation, but little is known about the consequences of stopping driving. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that driving cessation leads to a decline in out-of-home activity levels. METHODS In 1989 a survey of driving practices was administered to surviving noninstitutionalized members of the New Haven Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly… CONTINUE READING

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