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Table 3 Multiple linear regression using frailty status and CGA components as the independent variables for the ADL changes between admission and discharge

From: Association of frailty and functional recovery in an Acute Care for Elders unit: a prospective observational study

Variable Unstandardized coefficients B 95% CI P-value
Age, years -0.02 -0.5 to 0.5 0.93
Sex (male vs female) -0.2 -7.7 to 7.3 0.96
CCI 1.7 -0.4 to 3.9 0.12
Frailty status
 Prefrail vs robust 9.0 0.3 to 17.6 0.04
 Frail vs robust 13.4 2.7 to 24.0 0.01
CGA components
 BMI (kg/m2) -0.4 -1.3 to 0.5 0.37
 MMSE -0.6 -1.2 to 0.04 0.07
 GDS-5 0.4 -2.4 to 3.3 0.75
 PIM 2.5 -1.4 to 6.3 0.20
  1. Note. CGA Comprehensive geriatric assessment, ADL Activities of daily living, CI confidence interval, CCI Charlson comorbidity index (range, 0–37), BMI Body mass index, MMSE Mini-mental state examination (range, 0–30), GDS-5 Five-item geriatric depression scale (range, 0–5), PIM Potentially inappropriate medication