Driving anxiety and fear in young older adults in New Zealand.

@article{Taylor2011DrivingAA,
  title={Driving anxiety and fear in young older adults in New Zealand.},
  author={Joanne E. Taylor and Fiona M. Alpass and Christine Stephens and Andy Towers},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={62-6}
}
BACKGROUND driving anxiety and fear can have a marked impact on mobility and independence, although there is no data on the prevalence of this problem, and specific information about the rate of driving anxiety and fear in older adults is unknown. METHODS the present study examines the prevalence of self-reported driving anxiety and fear in a sample of 2,491 adults aged 55-72 from a longitudinal survey of health and ageing in New Zealand. RESULTS most of the sample (90%) described… CONTINUE READING

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