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Table 5 Comparison of the area under the receiver operating characteristic curves (AUC) for models using different frailty measures

From: The prevalence and health consequences of frailty in a population-based older home care cohort: a comparison of different measures

Outcome Model predictors AUC (95 % CI) P-Value
Death Age, sex, and comorbidity 0.604 (0.601, 0.607) <.001
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and CHESS scale 0.658 (0.655, 0.660) 0.566
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and modified frailty index 0.652 (0.649, 0.655) <.001
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and full frailty index 0.657 (0.654, 0.660) Reference
LTC admission Age, sex, and comorbidity 0.573 (0.570, 0.576) <.001
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and CHESS scale 0.617 (0.614, 0.620) <.001
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and modified frailty index 0.688 (0.685, 0.690) <.001
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and full frailty index 0.698 (0.695, 0.701) Reference
Hospitalization Age, sex, and comorbidity 0.588 (0.586, 0.591) <.001
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and CHESS scale 0.607 (0.605, 0.609) <.001
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and modified frailty index 0.599 (0.597, 0.601) 0.005
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and full frailty index 0.600 (0.597, 0.602) Reference
Hospitalization with ALC staya Age, sex, and comorbidity 0.578 (0.574, 0.581) <.001
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and CHESS scale 0.602 (0.599, 0.606) 0.999
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and modified frailty index 0.600 (0.596, 0.603) 0.002
  Age, sex, comorbidity, and full frailty index 0.602 (0.599, 0.606) Reference
  1. AUC Area Under the receiver operating characteristic Curve, ALC Alternative Level of Care, CI Confidence Interval, ED Emergency Department
  2. a – Individuals hospitalized without an ALC stay removed from analysis (N = 66,764)