publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

SHARE-FIt versus SHARE-FIx

Romero-Ortuno, Roman;
Open Access
  • Published: 19 Sep 2012 Journal: Geriatrics & Gerontology International, volume 13, pages 497-504 (issn: 1444-1586, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
Aim:  Frailty is an emerging concept in primary care, which potentially can provide healthcare commissioners with a clinical focus for targeting resources at an aging population. However, primary care practitioners need valid instruments that are easy to use. With that purpose in mind, we created a Frailty Instrument (FIt) for primary care based on the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). The aim of the present study was to compare the mortality prediction of the five-item SHARE-FIt with that of a 40-item Frailty Index (FIx) based on comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA). Methods:  The participants were 15 578 women and 12 783 men from th...
Subjects
free text keywords: Gerontology, Eating disorders, medicine.disease, medicine, Hand strength, Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, Severity of illness, business.industry, business, Longitudinal study, Health care, Population ageing, Activities of daily living, Article
Related Organizations
Funded by
EC| SHARE_LEAP
Project
SHARE_LEAP
Longitudinal Enhancement and Access imProvement of the SHARE infrastructure
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 227822
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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NIH| DEVELOPING AN ISRAELI VERSION OF THE HRS/SHARE PROJECT
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 1R21AG025169-01
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
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EC| SHARE-PREP
Project
SHARE-PREP
Upgrading the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe – preparatory phase
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 211909
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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NIH| Health and Retirement Study Yrs 23-28
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 3U01AG009740-24S2
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
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NIH| HEALTH AND ECONOMIC STATUS IN OLDER POPULATIONS
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 5P01AG008291-19
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
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