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Perspectives on Use of Mobility Aids Among Black, White and Hispanic Older Adults: Implications for Intervention.

Resnik L, Allen S M, Isenstadt D, Wasserman M R, Iezzoni L.


April 1, 2009
Many older adults who might benefit from using mobility aids do not or will not use them. Studies show that attitudes and beliefs strongly affect the decision to use mobility aids. Despite the growing diversity of the population, no prior studies have compared attitudes towards and beliefs about mobility aids by race and ethnicity.
North America