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Table 1 Baseline characteristics comparison between the two groups of patients (N = 385)

From: Development and validation of the FRAGIRE tool for assessment an older person’s risk for frailty

Characteristics Total
N (%)
Not-helped
N (%)
Helped
N (%)
P-value
Overall population 385 47 (12.2) 338 (87.8)  
Population after exclusion of patients with a GIR score of 4 383 47 336  
Age
 Mean ± SD (range) 81.9 ± 5.89 (63–94) 80.46 ± 4.87 (70–93) 82.11 ± 5.99 (63–94)  
 Missing 2 0 2  
Sex
 Male 65 (16.88) 11 (23.4) 54 (16.0) 0.2
 Female 320 (83.12) 36 (76.6) 284 (84.0)  
GIR score
 5 74 (19.2) 2 (4.3) 72 (21.3) 0.001
 6 200 (52.0) 34 (72.3) 166 (49.1)  
 Missing 111 (28.8) 11 (23.4) 100 (29.6)  
Marital status
 Single 25 (6.5) 2 (4.3) 23 (6.8) 0.001
 Married 110 (28.6) 26 (55.3) 84 (24.8)  
 Separated/Divorced 35 (9.1) 3 (6.4) 32 (9.5)  
 Widow 212 (55.1) 16 (34.0) 196 (58.0)  
 Missing 3 (0.7) 0 3 (0.9)  
Education
 Primary school 260 (67.5) 22 (46.8) 238 (70.4) 0.002
 High school 49 (12.7) 10 (21.3) 39 (11.5)  
 Vocational education 8 (2.1) 4 (8.5) 4 (1.2)  
 High school plus 2 years of higher education 5 (1.3) 0 5 (1.5)  
 Higher education 0 0 0  
 Unknown education level 6 (1.6) 0 6 (1.8)  
 Missing 57 (14.8) 11 (23.4) 46 (13.6)  
Socio-professional category
 Farmer 37 (9.6) 0 37 (11.0) 0.04
 Artisans, merchants and business leader 23 (6.0) 2 (4.3) 21 (6.2)  
 Managers and intellectual professions 7 (1.8) 1 (2.1) 6 (1.8)  
 Middle-level occupations 24 (6.2) 4 (8.5) 20 (5.9)  
 Employees 155 (40.3) 21 (44.7) 134 (39.6)  
 Laborers 107 (27.8) 15 (31.9) 92 (27.2)  
 Without occupational activity 18 (4.7) 4 (8.5) 14 (4.1)  
 Unclassifiable 2 (0.5) 0 2 (0.6)  
 Missing 12 (3.1) 0 12 (3.6)  
Department of residence
 Côte d'Or 45 (11.7) 8 (17.0) 37 (10.9) 0.002
 Doubs 57 (14.8) 9 (19.1) 48 (14.2)  
 Jura 67 (17.4) 6 (12.8) 61 (18.1)  
 Nièvre 23 (6.0) 10 (21.3) 13 (3.8)  
 Haute Saône 52 (13.5) 3 (6.3) 49 (14.5)  
 Saône et Loire 95 (24.7) 7 (14.9) 88 (26.0)  
 Yonne 32 (8.3) 2 (4.3) 30 (8.9)  
 Territoire de Belfort 10 (2.6) 2 (4.3) 8 (2.4)  
 Missing 4 (1.0) 0 4 (1.2)  
Region of residence     
 Bourgogne 195 (50.6) 27 (57.4) 168 (49.7) 0.38
 Franche Comté 186 (48.3) 20 (42.6) 166 (49.1)  
 Missing 4 (1.0) 0 4 (1.2)  
  1. GIR Iso-Resource Groups score