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Table 3 Number of participants with abnormal range of anthropometric measurement by frailty level

From: Frailty, nutrition-related parameters, and mortality across the adult age spectrum

Anthropometric measurements, N (%)* Frailty index score
≤ 0.1 N = 5119 > 0.1 to 0.2 N = 2009 > 0.2 to 0.3 N = 1014 > 0.3 N = 888
Body mass index (N = 8873) Underweight 91 (1.9) 22 (1.3) 17 (1.8) 10 (1.2)
Overweight 1816 (34.5) 702 (33.8) 341 (31.5) 244 (29.3)
Obese 1519 (28.6) 735 (38.9) 408 (44.1) 359 (44.2)
Body weight change in past 1 year (N = 8852) Loss > 10% 381 (6.8) 194 (9.7) 122 (10.9) 151 (15.6)
Gain > 10% 872 (13.7) 252 (12.1) 115 (13.3) 104 (14.0)
Waist circumference (N = 8644) High 3444 (67.2) 1603 (82.2) 815 (85.9) 643 (86.1)
Triceps skinfold (N = 7885) Low 538 (11.3) 147 (8.1) 84 (8.6) 76 (10.3)
High 415 (9.3) 184 (12.3) 108 (15.9) 93 (13.5)
Subscapular skinfold (N = 6884) Low 428 (11.1) 143 (9.3) 66 (8.4) 62 (11.2)
High 281 (7.2) 140 (9.0) 62 (10.0) 45 (6.8)
  1. *The percentages and mean values are weighted