The Tilburg Frailty Indicator: psychometric properties.

  title={The Tilburg Frailty Indicator: psychometric properties.},
  author={Robbert J. J. Gobbens and Marcel A. L. M. van Assen and Katrien G. Luijkx and Maria Th Wijnen-Sponselee and Jos M. G. A. Schols},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  volume={11 5},
OBJECTIVES To assess the reliability, construct validity, and predictive (concurrent) validity of the Tilburg Frailty Indicator (TFI), a self-report questionnaire for measuring frailty in older persons. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Community-based. PARTICIPANTS Two representative samples of community-dwelling persons aged 75 years and older (n = 245; n = 234). MEASUREMENTS The TFI was validated using the LASA Physical Activity Questionnaire, BMI, Timed Up & Go test, Four test balance… CONTINUE READING
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