Reasons given by older people for limitation or avoidance of driving.

  title={Reasons given by older people for limitation or avoidance of driving.},
  author={David R. Ragland and William A. Satariano and Kara E. MacLeod},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={44 2},
PURPOSE To understand the driving behavior of older adults, this study examines self-reported reasons for driving limitation or avoidance. DESIGN AND METHODS Baseline interviews were conducted (n = 2,046) as part of a community-based study of aging and physical performance in persons aged 55 years or older in Sonoma, California. Twenty-one medical and nonmedical reasons for limiting or avoiding driving were examined by age and gender. RESULTS Most older people continue to drive; however… CONTINUE READING

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