Measures of frailty in population-based studies: an overview

Kim Bouillon, Mika Kivimaki, Mark Hamer, Severine Sabia, Eleonor I Fransson, Archana Singh-Manoux, Catharine R Gale, G David Batty

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Abstract

Although research productivity in the field of frailty has risen exponentially in recent years, there remains a lack of consensus regarding the measurement of this syndrome. This overview offers three services: first, we provide a comprehensive catalogue of current frailty measures; second, we evaluate their reliability and validity; third, we report on their popularity of use.
Original languageEnglish
Article number64
JournalBMC Geriatrics
Volume13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2013

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