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Table 1 General baseline characteristics

From: The correlation between nutrition and frailty and the receiver operating characteristic curve of different nutritional indexes for frailty

Variates Frailty (n = 60) Non- Frailty (n = 119) P
Age, mean (SD), years 84.87 ± 7.79 77.37 ± 8.98 < 0.001
Sex, male, n (%) 42 (70.0) 96 (80.7) 0.109
Smoke, n (%) 33 (55.0) 45 (37.8) 0.029
Drink, n (%) 28 (46.7) 47 (39.5) 0.359
Exercise, n (%) 17 (28.3) 89 (74.8) < 0.001
Number of chronic diseases, median (IQR) 3 (2,3) 2 (2,3) 0.017
ADL, median (IQR) 30.00 (23.25,40.00) 16.00 (14.00,22.00) < 0.001
MNA, median (IQR) 16.75 (15.50,22.00) 23.50 (21.00,26.00) < 0.001
MNA Classification, n (%)    < 0.001
 Well-nourished 9 (15.0) 51 (42.8)  
 At risk of malnutrition 21 (35.0) 49 (41.2)  
 Malnourished 30 (50.0) 19 (16.0)