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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Effectiveness of a primary care based multifactorial intervention to improve frailty parameters in the elderly: a randomised clinical trial: rationale and study design

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• 65 years or older • Medical conditions such as the presence of: unstable angina, uncontrolled congestive heart failure, unstable arrhythmia, COPD stage III or IV which contraindicate following a program of physical activity
• Resident in Barcelona, community-dwelling
• Assigned to one of the 8 PHCC
• Can attend on-site the consultation room at the PHCC
• Will stay in the reference area a minimum of one year and a half • Home Care Program or institutionalization at baseline. Planned admission to nursing home
• Frailty inclusion criteria: • Participation in other physical activity program
• score of 1 point or above in the Barber Questionnaire • Has been operated on hip and/or knee the last 6 month (walking independently with technical assistance is not a contraindication)
• Fried modified frailty criteria: 3 or more
• Gait time between 10 to 30 seconds in the Timed Get Up and Go test • Suffering a non-controlled neoplastic disease, terminal or severe disabling illness
• MEC-35 of Lobo ≥18 points (no severe cognitive impairment) • Cannot understand Spanish
• Capable of consent. Agreement to participate in the study