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Most older pedestrians are unable to cross the road in time: a cross-sectional study

Asher, L; Aresu, M; Falaschetti, E; Mindell, J; (2012) Most older pedestrians are unable to cross the road in time: a cross-sectional study. Age Ageing , 41 (5) 690 - 694. 10.1093/ageing/afs076. Green open access

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Abstract

to compare walking speed in the UK older population with the speed required to utilise pedestrian crossings (≥1.2 m/s), and determine health and socio-demographic associations with walking impairment.

Type: Article
Title: Most older pedestrians are unable to cross the road in time: a cross-sectional study
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afs076
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afs076
Language: English
Keywords: Accidents, Traffic, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Great Britain, Health Status, Health Surveys, Humans, Male, Mobility Limitation, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Social Class, Time Factors, Walking
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Epidemiology and Public Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1360042
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