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Table 6 Comparison of the dimensions scores of the multidimensional frailty model among the physical phenotype categories. The Frailty in Brazilian Older People Study (FIBRA-BR), 2009–2010

From: A multidimensional approach to frailty compared with physical phenotype in older Brazilian adults: data from the FIBRA-BR study

Physical phenotype n Mean Standard deviation 95% CI for mean Min Max p-value
Factor 1: Physical dimension
 Non-frail 780 0.76 0.74 0.71–0.82 0.00 4.00 < 0.001
 Pre-frail 1094 0.87 0.79 0.83–0.92 0.00 4.00
 Frail 186 0.98 0.85 0.86–1.10 0.00 4.00
Factor 2: Social Dimension
 Non-frail 985 0.35 0.59 0.31–0.39 0.00 3.00 < 0.001
 Pre-frail 1231 0.45 0.67 0.41–0.49 0.00 3.00
 Frail 201 0.66 0.74 0.55–0.76 0.00 3.00
Factor 3: Psychological Dimension
 Non-frail 987 2.11 1.33 2.02–2.19 0.00 5.00 < 0.001
 Pre-frail 1233 2.84 1.38 2.77–2.92 0.00 5.00
 Frail 196 3.22 1.25 3.05–3.40 0.00 5.00
  1. n number, CI confidence interval, Min minimum value, Max maximum value