Patterns, predictors, and associated benefits of driving a modified vehicle after spinal cord injury: findings from the National Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems.

@article{Norweg2011PatternsPA,
  title={Patterns, predictors, and associated benefits of driving a modified vehicle after spinal cord injury: findings from the National Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems.},
  author={Anna Norweg and Alan M. Jette and Bethlyn V. Houlihan and Pengsheng Ni and Michael L. Boninger},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={477-83}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the patterns, predictors, and benefits associated with driving a modified vehicle for people with spinal cord injuries (SCIs). DESIGN Cross-sectional retrospective survey design. SETTINGS Sixteen Model SCI Systems (MSCISs) throughout the United States. PARTICIPANTS People (N=3726) post-SCI from the National MSCIS Database. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Driving, employment, and community reintegration post-SCI. RESULTS The study found… CONTINUE READING