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Table 1 Description of the total and item-specific scores of the BelRAI scales for disability profiles

From: Evaluation of bottom-up interventions targeting community-dwelling frail older people in Belgium: methodological challenges and lessons for future comparative effectiveness studies

  Max Low limit. IADL (cogn.) Func. Func., cogn. Func., cogn., behav.
Activities of Daily Life Scale (ADL)
 % above the cut-off 100 2.99 0.21 70.92 88.86 72.11
 ADL score 6 0 [0–0] 0 [0–1] 3 [2–4] 3 [3–4] 3 [2–4]
 Personal hygiene 6 0 [0–1] 1 [0–2] 4 [3–5] 5 [4–6] 5 [3–6]
 Locomotion 6 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 2 [0–4] 3 [0–5] 1 [0–3]
 Toilet use 6 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–3] 3 [0–5] 2 [0–4]
 Eating 6 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 1 [0–1] 1 [0–3] 1 [0–3]
Instrumental Activities of Daily Life Scale (IADL)
 % above the cut-off 100 4.85 88.61 92.49 99.74 97.03
 IADL score 48 14 [8–18] 31 [27–36] 34 [30–39] 44 [40–47] 42 [38–46]
 Meal preparation 6 0 [0–3] 5 [3–6] 6 [4–6] 6 [6–6] 6 [5–6]
 ordinary housework 6 3 [0–4] 5 [4–6] 6 [5–6] 6 [6–6] 6 [5–6]
 Managing finances 6 0 [0–3] 5 [4–6] 5 [2–6] 6 [6–6] 6 [6–6]
 Managing medications 6 0 [0–1] 3 [1–6] 3 [0–5] 6 [5–6] 6 [5–6]
 Phone use 6 0 [0–0] 0 [0–1] 0 [0–1] 4 [1–6] 5 [1–6]
 Stairs 6 0 [0–0] 0 [0–3] 5 [2–6] 5 [2–6] 2 [0–5]
 Shopping 6 2 [0–4] 5 [4–6] 6 [5–6] 6 [6–6] 6 [6–6]
 Transportation 6 0 [0–4] 6 [4–6] 6 [6–6] 6 [6–6] 6 [6–6]
Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS)
 % above the cut-off 100 5.25 28.42 0.21 82.47 86.8
 CPS score 6 0 [0–1] 2 [0–3] 0 [0–1] 3 [3–5] 4 [3–5]
 Decision making 5 0 [0–0] 1 [0–2] 0 [0–0] 2 [2–4] 3 [2–4]
 Short-term memory 1 0 [0–0] 0 [0–1] 0 [0–0] 1 [0–1] 1 [1–1]
 Procedural memory 1 0 [0–0] 0 [0–1] 0 [0–0] 1 [0–1] 1 [1–1]
 Understood 4 0 [0–0] 0 [0–1] 0 [0–0] 1 [1–2] 2 [1–3]
Aggressive Behavior Scale (ABS)
 % above the cut-off 100 6.13 13.56 3.51 22.8 100
 ABS score 15 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 4 [3–6]
 Wandering 4 0 [0–0] 0 [0–1] 0 [0–0] 1 [1–2] 2 [1–3]
 Verbal abuse 3 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 3 [0–3]
 Physical abuse 3 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 1 [0–2]
 Social disruptive behav. 3 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–1]
 Resistance of care 3 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–0] 0 [0–2]
Depression Rating Scale (DRS)
 % above the cut-off 100 30.25 31.73 19.89 37.26 58.16
 DRS score 14 1 [0–3] 1 [0–3] 0 [0–2] 2 [0–4] 3 [1–6]
N
 N 10,783 2040 1932 3821 2316 674
  1. Max The total or the items maximum score of the BelRAI scales, Low limit. Low-level limitations, IADL (cogn.) IADL and low level of cognitive impairment, Func Functional limitations, Func., cogn. Functional & cognitive impairments, Func., cogn., behav. Functional, cognitive & behavioural problems; % above the cut-off is the proportion of individuals above the cut-off of the total score of BelRAI scales; the other lines present the median with the interquartile range of the total or of the items scores of the BelRAI scales