Which Frailty Scale Predicts 4-Year Mortality in Community-Dwelling Turkish Elderly Better: The FRAIL Scale or the Fried Frailty Index?

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AKIN S., Ozer F. F., Erturk G., Gocer S., MAZICIOĞLU M. M., Safak E. D., ...More

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.41, no.1, pp.56-61, 2019 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2018.18167
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-61
  • Keywords: Frailty, mortality, older people, community-dwelling, ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY, OLDER MEN, PREVALENCE, OUTCOMES
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Frailty is a prevalent geriatric syndrome that can indicate mortality in the elderly. The aim of this study was to determine if there was an association between frailty and 4-year mortality in the community-dwelling Turkish older people.