A correspondence analysis revealed frailty deficits aggregate and are multidimensional.

  title={A correspondence analysis revealed frailty deficits aggregate and are multidimensional.},
  author={Nadia Sourial and Christina Wolfson and Howard Bergman and Bin Zhu and Sathya Karunananthan and Jacqueline M. Quail and John D Fletcher and Deborah M. Weiss and K. Bandeen-Roche and François B{\'e}land},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  volume={63 6},
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationships among seven frailty domains: nutrition, physical activity, mobility, strength, energy, cognition, and mood, using data from three studies. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Data from three studies were separately analyzed using multiple correspondence analysis (MCA). The graphical output of MCA was used to assess (1) if the presence of deficits in the frailty domains separate from the absence of deficits on the graph, (2) the dimensionality of the domains, (3… CONTINUE READING

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