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Table 4 Correlation between CFS-C and other geriatric assessments

From: Validation of clinical frailty scale in Chinese translation

  N Kendall’s tau p-value
BI 221 -0.67  < .0001
IADL 221 -0.68  < .0001
MNA 221 -0.36  < .0001
MMSE 223 -0.39  < .0001
GDS 221 0.38  < .0001
CIRS-G 219 0.42  < .0001
6-m gait speed 211 -0.50  < .0001
TUG 215 0.52  < .0001
Hand grip 217 -0.42  < .0001
ASM 207 -0.09 0.07
  1. Abbreviations: CFS-C Chinese version of Clinical Frailty Scale, BI Barthel Index, IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, MNA Mini-Nutritional Assessment, MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination, GDS Geriatric Depression Scale, CIRS-G Cumulative Illness Rating Scale for Geriatrics, TUG Timed-up and go, ASM Appendicular skeletal muscle mass
  2. Kendall’s tau was used to assess correlation between CFS-C and other geriatric assessments. p < 0.05 was set as statistically significance