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Table 1 Fried’s frailty criteria 1 [7]

From: Approach to the older patient with cancer

Abnormalities Frailty scale
Involuntary weight loss of 10 lbs or more in the last 6months Fit (no abnormalities)
Reduced grip strength Pre-frail (2 abnormalities or less)
Difficulty initiating movements Frail (3 or more abnormalities)
Reduced walking speed  
Fatigue  
  1. 1. Categories of Frailty:
  2. Fit: No abnormalities.
  3. Pre-Frail: 2 abnormalities or less.
  4. Frail: 3 or more abnormalities.