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Perceived Environmental Barriers to Outdoor Mobility and Feelings of Loneliness Among Community-Dwelling Older People.

Rantakokko, Merja LU ; Iwarsson, Susanne LU ; Vahaluoto, Satu; Portegijs, Erja; Viljanen, Anne and Rantanen, Taina (2014) In Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences 69(12). p.1562-1568
Abstract
We examined the association between perceived environmental barriers to outdoor mobility and loneliness among community-dwelling older people. In addition, we studied whether walking difficulties and autonomy in participation outdoors affected this association.
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Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences
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69
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1562 - 1568
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Gerontologial Society of America
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10.1093/gerona/glu069
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  abstract     = {We examined the association between perceived environmental barriers to outdoor mobility and loneliness among community-dwelling older people. In addition, we studied whether walking difficulties and autonomy in participation outdoors affected this association.},
  author       = {Rantakokko, Merja and Iwarsson, Susanne and Vahaluoto, Satu and Portegijs, Erja and Viljanen, Anne and Rantanen, Taina},
  issn         = {1758-535X},
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  number       = {12},
  pages        = {1562--1568},
  publisher    = {Gerontologial Society of America},
  series       = {Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences},
  title        = {Perceived Environmental Barriers to Outdoor Mobility and Feelings of Loneliness Among Community-Dwelling Older People.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glu069},
  volume       = {69},
  year         = {2014},
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