Fear of moving outdoors and development of outdoor walking difficulty in older people

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Merja Rantakokko, Minna Mänty, Susanne Iwarsson, Timo Törmäkangas, Raija Leinonen, Eino Heikkinen, Taina Rantanen

To study which individual characteristics and environmental factors correlate with fear of moving outdoors and whether fear of moving outdoors predicts development of mobility limitation.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume57
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)634-40
Number of pages7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2009

    Research areas

  • Activities of Daily Living, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Chi-Square Distribution, Cross-Sectional Studies, Environment, Fear, Female, Finland, Geriatric Assessment, Humans, Interviews as Topic, Logistic Models, Male, Mobility Limitation, Musculoskeletal Diseases, Prospective Studies, Residence Characteristics, Risk Factors, Socioeconomic Factors

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