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Table 3 Key characteristics based on FI-GFI group

From: Identifying frailty: do the Frailty Index and Groningen Frailty Indicator cover different clinical perspectives? a cross-sectional study

  Group 1: Group 2: Group 3: Group 4: Comparison of groups 3 and 4: p-value
  FI < 0.08 & FI ≥ 0.08 & FI ≥ 0.08 & FI < 0.08 &  
  GFI < 4 GFI ≥ 4 GFI < 4 GFI ≥ 4  
N (%) 216 (33.9) 211 (33.1) 172 (27.0) 39 (6.1) -
Age, mean (SD) 68.0 (7.2) 78.2 (9.3) 74.6 (8.0) 72.4 (8.6) 0.12a
Females, n (%) 117 (52.2) 111 (53.6) 80 (48.8) 29 (67.4) 0.011b
Consultation gap in days, mean (SD) 222 (571) 47 (54) 65 (78) 96 (160) 0.075a
Living alone as a widower or after divorce, n (%) 35 (16.2) 99 (46.9) 54 (31.4) 19 (48.7) 0.040b
Primary education or less, n (%) 25 (11.6) 48 (22.7) 23 (13.4) 7 (17.9) 0.46b
  1. a Differences were evaluated with the Independent Samples t-test. b Differences were evaluated with the Pearson Chi-Square test.