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Table 2 The item distribution of FRAIL scale depending upon the severities of frailty

From: Frailty increases the risk for developing urinary tract infection among 79,887 patients with diabetic mellitus and chronic kidney disease

  Total
(n = 79,887)
No FRAIL item
(n = 28,832)
1 FRAIL item
(n = 40,216)
2 FRAIL items
(n = 10,189)
≥ 3 FRAIL items
(n = 650)
Component      
Fatigue (%) 13,685 (17.1) 0 (0) 4,111 (10.2) 8,959 (87.9) 615 (94.6)
Resistance (%) 1,050 (1.3) 0 (0) 190 (0.5) 547 (5.4) 313 (48.2)
Ambulation (%) 474 (0.6) 0 (0) 48 (0.1) 295 (2.9) 131 (20.2)
Illness (%) 46,297 (58.0) 0 (0) 35,620 (88.6) 10,030 (98.4) 647 (99.5)
Loss of weight (%) 1,072 (1.3) 0 (0) 247 (0.6) 547 (5.4) 278 (42.8)