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Frailty prevalence using Frailty Index, associated factors and level of agreement among frailty tools in a cohort of Japanese older adults.

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Summary of "Frailty prevalence using Frailty Index, associated factors and level of agreement among frailty tools in a cohort of Japanese older adults."

Frailty prevalence defined by the deficit accumulation model (Frailty Index) has limited exploration in a Japanese population. The objective of this paper is to investigate the prevalence of frailty by Frailty Index among a cohort of healthy Japanese older adults, define risk factors associated with pre-frailty and frailty status and evaluate Frailty Index's agreement with Frailty Phenotype and Kihon checklist.

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Name: Archives of gerontology and geriatrics
ISSN: 1872-6976
Pages: 103908

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