Perceived barriers to walking in the neighborhood environment: a survey of middle-aged and older adults.

@article{Dawson2007PerceivedBT,
  title={Perceived barriers to walking in the neighborhood environment: a survey of middle-aged and older adults.},
  author={Jill Dawson and Melvyn Hillsdon and Irene Boller and Charlie Foster},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={318-35}
}
The authors investigated whether low levels of walking among older adults in the UK were associated with demographic and health characteristics, as well as perceived environmental attributes. Survey data were obtained from self-administered standard questionnaires given to 680 people age 50+ (mean age 64.4 yr) attending nationally led walking schemes. Items concerned with demographic characteristics and perceived barriers to neighborhood walking were analyzed using multiple logistic regression… CONTINUE READING

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