What triggers selective daily mobility among older adults? A study comparing trip and environmental characteristics between observed path and shortest path.

Last updated on 22-1-2022 by Ruben Brondeel

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Interest is growing in neighborhood effects on health beyond individual’s home locations. However, few studies accounted for selective daily mobility bias. Selective mobility of 470 older adults (aged 67-94) living in urban and suburban areas of Luxembourg, was measured through detour percentage between their observed GPS-based paths and their shortest paths. Multilevel negative binomial regression tested associations between detour percentage, trips characteristics and environmental exposures. Detour percentage was higher for walking trips (28%) than car trips (16%). Low-speed areas and co…

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