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Table 2 Transitions in frailty status among the survivors according to gender and age

From: Changes in frailty among community-dwelling Chinese older adults and its predictors: evidence from a two-year longitudinal study

CharacteristicsFrailty transitions during 2 years, n (%)
Robust (n = 3084, 80.4%)Prefrail (n = 625, 16.3%)Frail (n = 129, 3.4%)
StabilityWorseningImprovementStabilityWorseningImprovementStability
Gender
 Male1197 (82.8)249 (17.2)92 (53.5)52 (30.2)28 (16.3)9 (30.0)21 (70.0)
 Female1158 (70.7)480 (29.3)157 (34.7)201 (44.4)95 (21.0)41 (41.4)58 (58.6)
P value< 0.001< 0.0010.261
Age, years
 60~1700 (83.4)338 (16.6)113 (53.1)78 (36.6)22 (10.3)15 (51.7)14 (48.3)
 70~554 (65.6)291 (34.4)107 (38.2)120 (42.9)53 (18.9)16 (32.7)33 (67.3)
 80~101 (50.2)100 (49.8)29 (22.0)55 (41.7)48 (36.4)19 (37.3)32 (62.7)
P value< 0.001< 0.0010.238
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