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Table 2 Showing voting outcomes following round 1 survey of working group members. The % refers to the proportion of those who voted in support of each item

From: Standard set of health outcome measures for older persons

Round 1 Percent
Include
 Frailty 85
 Overall health-related quality of life and wellbeing 100
 Overall health status (self-reported) 96
 Overall satisfaction with life (self-reported) 85
 Physical functioning and disability (general) 88
 General mobility 85
 Social functioning 85
 Carer quality of life and wellbeing 88
 Carer depression 73
 Cognitive functioning 100
 Mental, psychological and emotional health 96
 Independence 100
 Ability to remain in own home 88
 Carer health (general) 73
 ADLs 96
 Change in health status (self-reported) 88
 Autonomy and control over daily life 100
 Level of physical activity 81
 Gait speed 81
 Place of death 73
 Place of death as preferred 73
 Confusion/delirium 81
 Isolation and loneliness 88
 Mood 96
 Anxiety 81
 Overall burden of all other symptoms 77
 Depression 81
 Frequency of activity participation 73
 Social/community engagement or participation 81
 Confidence in ability to cope with own health problems 88
 Experience of having been treated with dignity and respect 85
 Confidence in role as participant in care 77
 Other patient activation measures 73
 Confidence in healthcare professionals 73
 Hospital admissions 77
 Hospital readmissions 85
 Length of stay (hospital/rehab/nursing home/other) 77
 Discharged to place of choice 77
 Coordination of care 77
Inconclusive
 Functional mobility 58
 Pain 58
 Confidence in ability to access information and advice when needed 63
 Confidence in ability to access appropriate healthcare 68
 Feeling safe (generally) 68
 Confidence in understanding of own health 58
 Falls resulting in a fracture 58
 Overall survival 68
Excluded
 Cause-specific survival 27
 Blood pressure 15
 Waist and hip circumference 8
 Heart rate 15
 Bone density 15
 Lung function 12
 Peak flow 8
 Aortic calcification 12
 Carotid intima-media thicknes 8
 Standing and sitting height 12
 Lean muscle mass and body composition 23
 Condition-specific outcomes 15
 Ability to work (formal/informal) 46
 Dynamic balance 38
 Static balance 38
 Lower-limb strength 38
 Grip strength 38
 Oral health 42
 Sleep quality 38
 Weight loss 42
 Appetite loss 42
 Stiffness 27
 Fatigue 46
 Medication adherence 46