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Influence of sociodemographic characteristics on human mobility

Maxime Lenormand, Thomas Louail, Oliva G. Cantú-Ros, Miguel Picornell, Ricardo Herranz, Juan Murillo Arias, Marc Barthelemy, Maxi San Miguel, José J. Ramasco
2015 Scientific Reports  
While mobility displays some generic features, here we show that sociodemographic characteristics play a relevant role and must be taken into account for mobility and epidemiological modelization.  ...  Human mobility has been traditionally studied using surveys that deliver snapshots of population displacement patterns.  ...  Acknowledgements Partial financial support has been received from the Spanish Ministry of Economy (MINECO) and  ... 
doi:10.1038/srep10075 pmid:25993055 pmcid:PMC4438721 fatcat:m7v6t2gfsraerhxx4djhj5lb2a

Understanding workers' adoption of productivity mobile applications: a fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA)

Alberto Urueña, Álvaro E. Arenas, Antonio Hidalgo
2018 Ekonomska Istrazivanja-Economic Research  
This study aims to analyse how combinations of personality factors, sociodemographic variables and Internet use influence the adoption of productivity mobile apps by workers.  ...  Most of these devices use the Android operating system (O.S.), becoming the most popular O.S. for mobile devices.  ...  Discussion Our literature review has shown the influence of both personality factors and sociodemographic variables on the adoption of new technologies and mobile applications.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1331677x.2018.1436451 fatcat:77qm3ixzzbexdnuxcxzf75e6te

The influence of walkability on broader mobility for Canadian middle aged and older adults: An examination of Walk Score™ and the Mobility Over Varied Environments Scale (MOVES)

Jana A. Hirsch, Meghan Winters, Philippa J. Clarke, Nathalie Ste-Marie, Heather A. McKay
2017 Preventive Medicine  
Mean MOVES was estimated across sociodemographic and health characteristics.  ...  The modest but important link we observed between walkability and mobility highlights the implication of neighborhood design on the health of middle aged and older adults.  ...  However, the influence of walkable built environments was less after accounting for relevant sociodemographic characteristics.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.09.036 pmid:27702639 pmcid:PMC5292080 fatcat:esydn4upe5e7xc4gi4j5pin5pa

Association of sociodemografic factors and sleep quality in brazilian university students

Márcio Flávio Moura de Araújo, Adman Câmara Soares Lima, Thiago Moura de Araújo, Vivian Saraiva Veras, Maria Lúcia Zanetti, Marta Maria Coelho Damasceno
2014 Texto & Contexto Enfermagem  
The aim of this study was to analyze relationship between sociodemographic factors and poor sleep quality in Brazilian university students.  ...  We applied a questionnairre with sociodemographic questions and Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index.  ...  Some authors have shown that some sociodemographic variables may influence even chronotypes of the subjects. Besides morningness and eveningness, sleep hours can suffer local influences.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0104-07072014000100021 fatcat:mcrl335xgrehxfu27do2xpqmxy

Parents' Perspectives on Using Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Technology Interference During Early Childhood: Cross-sectional Online Survey

Jill Glassman, Kathryn Humphreys, Serena Yeung, Michelle Smith, Adam Jauregui, Arnold Milstein, Lee Sanders
2021 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Almost two-thirds of the parents agreed with the statements "I am worried about the impact of my mobile electronic device use on my child" and "Using a computer-assisted coach while caring for my child  ...  Parents reported high levels of mobile device use and technoference around their youngest children.  ...  For example, in one recent study of factors influencing the use of in-home voice assistants, only household size, but not age and gender, influenced usage.  ... 
doi:10.2196/19461 pmid:33720026 pmcid:PMC8074848 fatcat:phusthedxrdf5l3tw6m4jee5aq

Balance, functional mobility, and fall occurrence in patients with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis: a cross-sectional study

Erika Pedreira da Fonseca, Katia Nunes Sá, Rebeca Freitas Reis Nunes, Antônio Carlos Ribeiro Junior, Síntia Freitas Bastos Lira, Elen Beatriz Pinto
2018 Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical  
Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) may lead to reduced functional mobility and balance.  ...  Methods: A crosssectional study in patients with and without HAM/TSP involved balance assessments based on the berg balance scale (BBS) and functional mobility evaluation based on the timed up and go (  ...  The analyses of the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics are presented in Table 1 , where it is possible to observe that there were no statistically significant differences between the groups  ... 
doi:10.1590/0037-8682-0375-2017 pmid:29768548 fatcat:ph22erc3bfdrnnud7m2lnccbju

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Among Mobile Phone Users: A Survey in Zhejiang Province, China

Hua Gu, Zhenggang Jiang, Bin Chen, Jueman (Mandy) Zhang, Zhengting Wang, Xinyi Wang, Jian Cai, Yongdi Chen, Dawei Zheng, Jianmin Jiang
2015 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) was first identified on March 31, 2013 in China.  ...  Conclusions: The results suggest that health education should be customized depending on sociodemographic variables to achieve more effective behavioral outcomes. (JMIR mHealth uHealth 2015;3(1):e15)  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the Zhejiang branch of China United Network Communications Group Co, Ltd for their support.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.3394 pmid:25653213 pmcid:PMC4342637 fatcat:kxsfnmn3t5fk3od75sqayxew2y

The importance of neighborhood ecological assets in community dwelling old people aging outcomes: A study in Northern Portugal

Alice M. Bastos, Carla G. Faria, Emília Moreira, Diana Morais, José M. Melo-de-Carvalho, M. Constança Paul
2015 Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience  
After controlling for the effect of socio-demographic characteristics, functionality, and cognitive performance decreases in persons with worst outdoor mobility.  ...  Therefore, it is important that research focus not only on personal characteristics but on ecological assets as well.  ...  Carolina Silva for the contribution to the design planning and statistical analysis of this study.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnagi.2015.00156 pmid:26388765 pmcid:PMC4555979 fatcat:pu3m7c7yy5hcpfhl3fhk3pbacy

MobRISK: a model for assessing the exposure of road users to flash flood events

Saif Shabou, Isabelle Ruin, Céline Lutoff, Samuel Debionne, Sandrine Anquetin, Jean-Dominique Creutin, Xavier Beaufils
2017 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
It is also found that sociodemographic variables have a significant effect on individual exposure.  ...  These activity-based mobility models enable the prediction of the sequence of activities performed by individuals and locating them with a high spatial–temporal resolution.  ...  It is part of the Hydrometeorological Experiment in the Mediterranean (HyMeX) initiative. Edited by: Margreth Keiler Reviewed by: two anonymous referees  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-17-1631-2017 fatcat:lc5wpaqopnbcrll57j6ihrl2yy

MobRISK: A model for assessing the exposure of road users to flash flood events

Saif Shabou, Isabelle Ruin, Céline Lutoff, Samuel Debionne, Sandrine Anquetin, Jean-Dominique Creutin, Xavier Beaufils
2017 NHESSD  
It is also found that socio-demographic variables have significant effect on individual exposure.  ...  These activity-based mobility models enable to predict the sequence of activities performed by individuals and locate them with a high spatial-temporal resolution.  ...  It is part of the Hydrometeorological Experiment in the Mediterranean (HyMeX) initiative. Edited by: Margreth Keiler Reviewed by: two anonymous referees  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-2017-21 fatcat:i4hpvbznizd5blcixcijnjbpwq

Factors Influencing Nonrenewal of Health Insurance Membership in Ejisu-Juaben Municipality of Ashanti Region, Ghana

Kwawukume Mawumenyo Aku, Kofi Akohene Mensah, Peter Twum, Peter Agyei-Baffour, Daniel Opoku, Joseph Kwasi Brenyah, Hamidreza Karimi-Sari
2021 Advances in Public Health  
The nonrenewal of health insurance membership was influenced by sociodemographic, household, and systemic factors.  ...  ), and awareness of mobile renewal (AOR = 3.139; CI = 1.462–6.739) was associated with nonrenewal of membership.  ...  Ahorsu, the District Director of Health, Ejisu-Juaben Municipality, and all the staff of the directorate for their various contributions throughout the study.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/5575822 fatcat:xql544czfneknj6fa4crqo5o4q

Health-related quality of life in patients with venous leg ulcer treated in primary care in Brazil and Portugal

Sandra Maria da Solidade Simões de Oliveira Torres, Rhayssa de Oliveira e Araújo, Isabelle Katherinne Fernandes Costa, Manuela Pinto Tibúrcio, Amanda Jessica Gomes de Sousa, Aline Maino Pergola-Marconato, Thalyta Cristina Mansano-Schlosser, Marina de Góes Salvetti, Felismina Rosa Parreira Mendes, Gilson de Vasconcelos Torres, Eulalia Maria Chaves Maia, Kathleen Finlayson
2018 PLoS ONE  
A form covering sociodemographic and health data and the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey were used, and descriptive and inferential analyses were performed.  ...  Venous ulcers constitute an important public health problem as they can cause disability with consequences for multiple dimensions of quality of life.  ...  The sociodemographic characteristics of patients with these injuries, which are influenced by their social context, can impact their quality of life.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0195990 pmid:29689069 pmcid:PMC5916853 fatcat:hwo6yccbg5dg3m3un5vnb4vh7i

Commentary on Residential Location Papers by Whitfield et al. (2005) and Willemsen et al. (2005)

Jim van Os
2005 Twin Research and Human Genetics  
There are likely to be only very few human characteristics beyond any genetic influence.  ...  the genetic influence on urban mobility vary as a function of base rate of the outcome: 10% in Australia versus around 30% to 50% (very heavy and heavy urbanization) in the Netherlands.  ... 
doi:10.1375/twin.8.4.318 pmid:16176715 fatcat:sd5wlocapfajbp4xupiufsfuha

Towards a Better Understanding of Cities Using Mobility Data

Maxime Lenormand, José J. Ramasco
2016 Built Environment  
Making cities "smarter" has the potential to provide a solution for handling more efficiently new sources of digital information, to gain a better understanding of urban dynamics and human mobility and  ...  The paper concludes with a discussion on the potential of this new source of data and on how the coupling of big data analysis and computer modelling can open new horizons for the analysis of urban systems  ...  JJR acknowledges funding from the Ramón y Cajal program of MINECO.  ... 
doi:10.2148/benv.42.3.356 fatcat:iqpurqap6rhtxex377agp4xwre

Sociodemographic Factors Influencing the Use of eHealth in People with Chronic Diseases

Fabienne Reiners, Janienke Sturm, Lisette J.W. Bouw, Eveline J.M. Wouters
2019 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This study aims to provide an overview of: (1) sociodemographic factors that influence the use of eHealth; and (2) suggest directions for interventions that will improve the use of eHealth in patients  ...  Alongside the growing number of older persons, the prevalence of chronic diseases is increasing, leading to higher pressure on health care services. eHealth is considered a solution for better and more  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph16040645 pmid:30795623 pmcid:PMC6406337 fatcat:tu72mrnavre5hnvueub6aoudae
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