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Table 1 Multidimensional Prognostic Index score assigned to each domain according to the severity of problem

From: Comprehensive geriatric assessment in older patients with cancer: an external validation of the multidimensional prognostic index in a French prospective cohort study

Assessment tests (range) No problem (value = 0) Minor problem (value = 0.5) Severe problem (value = 1)
ADL (0–6) ≥5 4–3 ≤2
IADL (0–8) ≥6 5–4 ≤3
SPMSQ (0–10)a ≤3 4–7 ≥8
CIRS-CI (0–14)b 0 1–2 ≥ 3
MNA-SF (0–17) ≥ 12 8–11 ≤ 7
ESS (5–25) ≥16 10–15 5–9
Number of medications 0–3 4–6 ≥ 7
Living status Living with family Institutionalized Living alone
  1. Abbreviations: ADL Activities of Daily Living, IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, SPMSQ Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire, CIRS-CI Cumulative Illness Rating Scale Comorbidity Index, MNA-SF Mini Nutritional Assessment Short Form, ESS Exton Smith Scale
  2. a Number of errors
  3. b Number of pathologies