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Elderly mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative exploration in Kunming, China

Qiyang Liu, Yang Liu, Chi Zhang, Zihao An and Pengjun Zhao

Journal of Transport Geography, 2021, vol. 96, issue C

Abstract: The outbreak of COVID-19 in China started at the end of December 2019. This led to a series of containment measurements to control the spread of COVID-19. Despite of the widely reported effects of these measures, inadequate attention has gone to their social impacts. The elderly, as one of the most susceptible populations, has experienced a considerable reduction in mobility.

Keywords: Elderly mobility; Social environment; Xiao; Technology-driven transport-related social exclusion (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2021.103176

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