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Table 2 Overall VES-13 vulnerability and self-rated health in screened patients aged 70+ years

From: A profile of four patterns of vulnerability to functional decline in older general medicine patients in Victoria, Australia: a cross sectional survey

VES criteria Total patients screened n (%) Aged 70–74 years n (%) Aged 75–84 years n (%) Aged ≥85 years n (%)
Total VES-13 score     
 Vulnerable (VES ≥3/10) 471 (89.5) 59 (71.1) 205 (86.9) 207 (100)
 Not vulnerable (VES <3/10) 55 (10.5) 24 (28.9) 31 (13.1) 0 (0)
Adjusted VES-13 score     
 Vulnerable (VES ≥3/10) 431 (81.9) 59 (71.1) 190 (80.5) 182 (87.9)
 Not vulnerable (VES <3/10) 95 (18.1) 24 (28.9) 46 (19.5) 25 (12.1)
Self-rated Health     
 Poor/Fair 304 (56.7) 52 (62.7) 148 (62.7) 104 (48.8)
 Good/Very good/Excellent 222 (42.2) 31 (37.3) 88 (37.3) 103 (49.8)