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Author
Bando, Hiroshi Tokushima University|Integrative Medicine Japan KAKEN Search Researchers
Keywords
Social frailty (SF)
Physical frailty (PF)
Social Frailty Index (SFI)
Tilburg Frailty; Indicator (TFI)
Survey of health aging retirement in Europe (SHARE)
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
Current situation has brought many people less physical and social activities across the world. Consequently, there has been some concern about the exacerbation of frailty, especially in the elderly. The problems for the elderly have oral frailty (OF), social frailty (SF) and physical frailty (PF). PF subdomains are slow gait speed, weakness, exhaustion, low activity and weight loss. Social frailty criteria have 7 factors including living alone, no education, absence of confidence, infrequent contact, infrequent social activities, financial difficulty, and socioeconomic deprivation. As useful index for social frailty, Social Frailty Index (SFI) and Tilburg Frailty Indicator (TFI) will be recommended.
Journal Title
SunText Review of Arts & Social Sciences
ISSN
27664600
Publisher
SunText Reviews
Volume
2
Issue
3
Start Page
129
Published Date
2021-08-22
Rights
This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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language
eng
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departments
Medical Sciences