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Table 1 Scores and missing values on the frailty items in the original data

From: A cross sectional study on the different domains of frailty for independent living older adults

Item Yes (%) No (%) Sometimes (%) Missing (%)
Physical frailty
 1 Poor physical health 1010 (57.1) 663 (37.5)* NA 95 (5.4)
 2 Unexplained weight loss 161 (9.1) 1506 (85.2) NA 101 (5.7)
 3 Difficulty in walking 800 (45.2) 725 (41.0) NA 243 (13.7)
 4 Difficulty maintaining balance 517 (29.2) 853 (48.2) NA 398 (22.5)
 5 Poor hearing 465 (26.3) 906 (51.2) NA 397 (22.5)
 6 Poor vision 331 (18.7) 980 (55.4) NA 457 (25.8)
 7 Strength in hands 544 (30.8) 840 (47.5) NA 384 (21.7)
 8 Physical tiredness 777 (43.9) 694 (39.3) NA 297 (16.8)
Psychological frailty
 9 Problems with memory 114 (6.4) 982 (55.5) 609 (34.4) 63 (3.6)
 10 Feeling down 152 (8.6) 873 (49.4) 670 (37.9) 73 (4.1)
 11 Feeling nervous or anxious 136 (7.7) 995 (56.3) 577 (32.6) 60 (3.4)
 12 Able to cope with problems 1426 (80.7) 263 (14.9) NA 79 (4.5)
Social frailty
 13 Living alone 1138 (64.4) 585 (33.1) NA 45 (2.5)
 14 Social relations 393 (22.2) 758 (42.9) 565 (32.0) 52 (2.9)
 15 Social support 1406 (79.5) 285 (16.1) NA 77 (4.4)
  1. *The bold items contribute to frailty