Risk Factors for Self-reported Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Illicit Drugs Among Older Adults.

@article{Choi2016RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for Self-reported Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Illicit Drugs Among Older Adults.},
  author={Namkee G Choi and Diana M Dinitto and C. Nate Nathan Marti},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2016},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={282-91}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Despite the increasing number of older adults who have a history of substance use, little research has been done on alcohol- and drug-related driving safety among older drivers. This study (a) examined risk factors for older adults' driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (DUI) and (b) discerned differences between those aged 50-64 and those aged 65+. DESIGN AND METHODS Data came from the public use files of the 2008-2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health… CONTINUE READING
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