Living in a well-serviced urban area is associated with maintenance of frequent walking among seniors in the VoisiNuAge study.

@article{Gauvin2012LivingIA,
  title={Living in a well-serviced urban area is associated with maintenance of frequent walking among seniors in the VoisiNuAge study.},
  author={Lise Gauvin and Lucie Richard and Yan Kestens and Bryna Shatenstein and Mark Daniel and Spencer D Moore and Genevi{\`e}ve Mercille and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne A Payette},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={76-88}
}
OBJECTIVE This paper examined whether or not closer proximity to local services and amenities was associated with maintenance of more frequent walking over time among urban-dwelling seniors over and above individual-level characteristics. METHOD A sample of 521 adults who were part of the VoisiNuAge study and who resided in a large North American urban area reported on the frequency of walking outside the home over a 3-year period and on their health, sociodemographic characteristics, social… CONTINUE READING
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