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Table 3 Description of the concurrent subsample in terms of gender, age, and frailty according to their classification in the CFS and RISC scales

From: Validation of an electronic frailty index with electronic health records: eFRAGICAP index

  Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) Risk Instrument for Screening in the Community (RISC)
Non-Frail (CFS ≤4)
(N = 269)
Frail (CFS > 4)
(N = 64)
p-value Low level
(N = 254)
Medium-high level
(N = 79)
p-value
Gender    0.01    0.88
 Female 146 (76.0%) 46 (24.0%)   147 (76.6%) 45 (23.4%)  
 Male 123 (87.2%) 18 (12.8%)   107 (75.9%) 34 (24.1%)  
Age 79.0 (5.5) 84.1 (5.9) < 0.001 79.1 (5.5) 82.7 (6.3) < 0.001
Frailty categories    < 0.001    < 0.001
 Fit 41 (97.6%) 1 (2.4%)   40 (95.2%) 2 (4.8%)  
 Mild 99 (94.3%) 6 (5.7%)   98 (93.3%) 7 (6.7%)  
 Moderate 98 (74.2%) 34 (25.8%)   103 (78.0%) 29 (22.0%)  
 Severe 31 (57.4%) 23 (42.6%)   13 (24.1%) 41 (75.9%)  
 eFRAGICAP score 0.239 (0.11) 0.359 (0.11) < 0.001 0.227 (0.10) 0.375 (0.12) < 0.001