Vision and driving self-restriction in older adults.

  title={Vision and driving self-restriction in older adults.},
  author={Catherine G West and Ginny L Gildengorin and Gunilla Haegerstrom-Portnoy and Lori A Lott and Marilyn E. Schneck and John A. Brabyn},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={51 10},
OBJECTIVES To assess driving self-restriction (vision related and nonvision related) in relation to vision test performance of older adults. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Population-based cohort of community-dwelling older adults. PARTICIPANTS Six hundred twenty-nine current drivers aged 55 and older had driving behavior, health, and physical function assessed and vision function tested in 1993-95. MEASUREMENTS Self-report of driving restriction as vision or non-vision related… CONTINUE READING

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