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Report for Rural Communities Research, Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services (RESAS) Division, The Scottish Government
Authors: Kathryn Colley, Margaret Currie, Jonathan Hopkins, Patricia Melo Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences (SEGS) Group The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen.
ISBN 978 1 78652 212 2 ISSN 2045 6964 PPDAS 68679
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1. Introduction 1.1 Background 1.2 Objectives and research questions 1.3 Structure of the report
2. Spatial distribution of older people and disability in Scotland 2.1 Aim and approach 2.2 Findings 2.2.1 Analysis by age 2.2.2 Analysis by age and disability 2.2.3 Summary of main findings
3. Barriers to outdoor recreation for older people 3.1 Aim and research questions 3.2 Methods 3.2.1 Case study design 3.2.2 Recruitment and participants 3.2.3 Data collection and ethics 3.3 Findings 3.3.1 Current engagement in outdoor recreation 3.3.2 Barriers to participation in outdoor recreation 3.3.3 Moments of change 3.3.4 Awareness of and attitudes towards interventions 3.4 Limitations
5. Recommendations for policy and practice
Appendix A: Data sources for mapping and spatial analysis
Appendix B: Mapping and spatial analysis by age and disability - additional indicators
Appendix C: Project information sheet
Appendix D: Interview schedule
Appendix E: Interview consent form
How to access background or source data
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Publications Website (http://www.gov.scot/Publications/Recent).
Page updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2016