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Table 3 Frailty status and recovery from ADL disability

From: Association of Frailty with recovery from disability among community-dwelling Chinese older adults: China health and retirement longitudinal study

N = 516Recovered No. (%)Odds ratio (95% CI)
Minimally Adjusted aFully Adjusted b
Total237 (45.9)  
Frailty
 Non-frail97 (49.7)Ref.Ref.
 Prefrail131 (45.8)0.94 (0.65, 1.38)0.93 (0.62, 1.39)
 Frail9 (25.7)0.45 (0.19, 1.03)0.41 (0.17, 0.99)
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, ADL activities of daily living
  2. Notes: Participants who died in the following visit after the onset of incident disability were included and considered not to recover. Participants who were alive but not interviewed in the following visit after the onset of incident disability were excluded
  3. a Age, sex, and severity of ADL disability (1 vs. 2+ difficulties)
  4. b Age, sex, severity of ADL disability (1 vs. 2+ difficulties), education, marital status, BMI, smoking status, CESD, cognition, and number of chronic conditions
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