The impact of frailty on healthcare utilisation in Ireland: evidence from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing.

Authors: Roe L.,Normand C., Wren M.A., Browne J4, O'Halloran AM5.

Source: BMC Geriatr. 2017 Sep 5;17(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0579-0.

The aim of this paper is to examine the impact of frailty on medical and social care utilisation among the Irish community-dwelling older population to inform strategies of integrated care for older people with complex needs.

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Fig. 3

Weighted estimate of frailty and frequency of healthcare utilisation among respondent’s aged ≥65 years (TILDA, wave 1)
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