Free Bus Travel and Physical Activity, Gait Speed, and Adiposity in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

@article{Webb2016FreeBT,
  title={Free Bus Travel and Physical Activity, Gait Speed, and Adiposity in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.},
  author={Elizabeth Alice Webb and Anthony A. Laverty and Jenny S Mindell and Chris Millett},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2016},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={136-42}
}
OBJECTIVES We investigated associations between having a bus pass, enabling free local bus travel across the United Kingdom for state pension-aged people, and physical activity, gait speed, and adiposity. METHODS We used data on 4650 bus pass-eligible people (aged ≥ 62 years) at wave 6 (2012-2013) of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing in regression analyses. RESULTS Bus pass holders were more likely to be female (odds ratio [OR] = 1.67; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.38, 2.02; P… CONTINUE READING