A standard procedure for creating a frailty index

  • Searle S
  • Mitnitski A
  • Gahbauer E
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Abstract

Frailty can be measured in relation to the accumulation of deficits using a frailty index. A frailty index can be developed from most ageing databases. Our objective is to systematically describe a standard procedure for constructing a frailty index.

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