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Table 2 Multiple regression coefficients (standardized) for the effect of frailty category on SF-36 Scales in the frailty subsample of the Hispanic EPESE (n = 1008).

From: Frailty and health related quality of life in older Mexican Americans

Frailty Category General Health Perception Physical Function Role: Physical Pain General Mental Health Role: Emotional Vitality Social Function Physical Component Scale Mental Component Scale
Prefrail -0.20 -0.24 -0.25 -0.18 -0.16 -0.20 -0.22 -0.24 -0.26 -0.18
Frail -0.41 -0.44 -0.38 -0.26 -0.33 -0.38 -0.45 -0.49 -0.42 -0.40
Age 0.03 -0.14 -0.06 0.03 0.07 0.04 -0.01 -0.05 -0.10 0.09
Female -0.09 -0.18 -0.09 -0.10 -0.12 -0.04 -0.10 -0.06 -0.15 -0.04
Education 0.09 0.09 0.10 0.09 0.04 0.07 0.06 0.08 0.11 0.04
Married -0.04 0.03 -0.01 0.003 0.01 -0.003 -0.01 -0.04 0.005 -0.02
Low Financial Strain 0.04 0.09 0.01 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.05 0.08 0.05 0.07
Arthritis -0.14 -0.14 -0.10 -0.25 -0.12 -0.07 -0.13 -0.10 -0.19 -0.07
Chronic Illnesses -0.11 -0.10 -0.08 -0.12 -0.07 -0.04 -0.09 -0.13 -0.12 -0.07
Underweight 0.002 0.005 0.03 -0.02 -0.01 0.05 0.04 -0.03 0.004 0.02
Overweight 0.05 -0.02 0.005 0.002 -0.01 0.03 0.01 0.06 0.003 0.03
Obese 0.01 -0.07 -0.06 -0.02 -0.04 0.02 -0.03 0.04 -0.06 0.02
  1. Notes: Bold values are significant at p < 0.05; The reference category for frailty status was "Not Frail", and the reference category for Body Mass Index was "Normal Weight"