The prevalence of frailty and related factors in community-dwelling Turkish elderly according to modified Fried Frailty Index and FRAIL scales


AKIN S. , MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , MUCUK S. , GOCER S., Safak E. D. , Arguvanli S. , ...More

AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, vol.27, no.5, pp.703-709, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s40520-015-0337-0
  • Title of Journal : AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.703-709
  • Keywords: Community dwelling, Elderly, Frailty, OLDER MEN, HEALTH

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of frailty with the Fried Frailty Index (FFI) and FRAIL scales (Fatigue, Resistance, Ambulation, Illness, Low weight) and also its associated factors in the community-dwelling Turkish elderly.