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Table 2 Comparison of the individual Fried frailty criteria among frail versus non-frail participants defined using the Fried frailty criteria

From: Prevalence of frailty in Canadians 18–79 years old in the Canadian Health Measures Survey

Variable Frequency of Fried criteria based on Cycles 1 and 2
(n = 7,353)
Exhaustion (% yes) 2269 (30.9%)
Physically inactive 3917 (53.3%)
Mobility function (gait speed proxy) 197 (2.7%)
Unintentional weight loss 1361 (18.5%)
Weak grip strength 409 (5.6%)
Total number of Fried criteria
 0 2038 (27.7%)
 1 3127 (42.5%)
 2 1734 (23.6%)
 3 369 (5.0%)
 4+ 112 (1.7%)
  1. Variables are displayed as frequency (%)