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Table 5 Univariate and multivariate unconditional logistic analyses on determinant and status of help beneficiary

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

Dimensions    Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Full model / AUC = 0.7927
(N = 339)
Total Helped OR 95% CI P-value ß estimate OR 95% CI P-value ß Internal validation (95% Bootstrap CI)
Global health status Health status Q1 379 332 0.66 0.54–0.80 < .0001 −0.048 0.95 0.69–1.32 0.7706 −0.38–0.26
number of hospitalizations within the last 6 moths Q4 380 333 1.14 0.62–2.09 .663 −0.083a 0.92 0.44–1.91 .823 −0.87–0.69
Psychological General well-being Q5 381 334 0.66 0.54–0.80 <.0001 −0.262 0.77 0.59–1.00 .051 −0.51–0.03
Happiness Q8 380 333 0.59 0.38–0.93 0.022 −0.084 0.92 0.51–1.66 .780 −0.76–0.86
Tireness Q16 383 336 1.67 1.18–2.40 .004 0.011 1.01 0.64–1.60 .961 −0.46–0.57
Environmental Feeling of loneliness/abandonment Q24 380 333 1.92 1.13–3.24 .015 0.541 1.72 0.93–3.18 .084 −0.18–1.41
Sufficient financial resources Q30 379 332 0.46 0.30–0.70 .0003 −0.568 0.57 0.34–0.94 .028 −1.20–0.00
Cultural Use of internet Q31 382 335 0.49 0.33–0.72 0.0003 −0.846 0.43 0.26–0.71 .0009 −1.36–-0.045
Participation in activities Q32 381 334 0.94 0.64–1.40 .772 0.433a 1.54 0.95–2.50 .078 −0.14–0.92
Sexual Troubled by signs of aging Q34 381 334 1.31 0.93–1.86 .125      
Interest in sexual activity Q36 376 330 0.73 0.42–1.28 .274      
Burden of help Helping other relatives Q37–38 380 333 0.81 0.63–1.04 .102 −0.076 0.93 0.69–1.25 .620 −0.39–0.36
Nutritional Problems with taste Q40 383 336 1.01 0.60–1.71 .958 −0.270 0.76 0.42–1.37 .368 −1.00–0.92
Number of dental consultations Q44 383 336 0.63 0.43 –0.92 .017 −0.462 0.63 0.40 – 1.0 .049 −0.96–0.14
Mobility Falls Q54 382 335 1.48 0.90 –2.44 .120 0.274 1.31 0.74–2.34 .351 −0.41–1.05
  Q56 368 322 1.71 1.16–2.53 .007 0.104 1.11 0.69–1.79 .672 −0.59–0.63
Physical difficulties Q55 380 333 1.54 1.16–2.05 .003 0.037 1.04 0.69–1.56 .856 −0.30–0.53
Section for examiner Global health status Q63 381 334 0.66 0.54–0.81 < .0001 −0.155 0.86 0.64–1.15 .301 −0.52–0.18
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. a The ß estimated are not in the «expected» direction. For these estimations, a panel of experts decided to change the direction (positive to negative or negative to positive) without any changes to the value estimated for the contribution of these items in the score elaboration. All items were considered as ordinal categorical variables