Very old people's use of the pedestrian environment: functional limitations, frequency of activity and environmental demands.

@article{Hovbrandt2007VeryOP,
  title={Very old people's use of the pedestrian environment: functional limitations, frequency of activity and environmental demands.},
  author={Pia Hovbrandt and Agneta St{\aa}hl and Susanne Iwarsson and Vibeke Horstmann and Gunilla Carlsson},
  journal={European journal of ageing},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={201}
}
Due to decreased functional capacity as well as high environmental demands there is a risk of diminishing activity outside home in very old age (age 80+). In order to explore differences according to functional limitations (FL) among very old people with respect to frequency of activity, perceived health, overall perception of neighbourhood environment, and perceived problems in the pedestrian environment, data derived from a postal questionnaire survey to very old people living in an urban… CONTINUE READING

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