Turkish version of the Tilburg Frailty Indicator.

Topcu Y., Tufan F., Kilic C.

Clinical interventions in aging, vol.14, pp.615-620, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/cia.s197512
  • Journal Name: Clinical interventions in aging
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.615-620
  • Keywords: Tilburg Frailty Indicator, Turkish version, internal consistency, validity, older individuals, aging, frailty, multidimensional assessment, psychosocial factors, validation study, cultural adaptation, older adults, BRAZILIAN VERSION, OLDER-ADULTS, VALIDITY, TRANSLATION, PREVALENCE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Recently frailty has drawn significant interest as an important predictor of several clinically relevant outcomes. There is no widely accepted instrument for the assessment of frailty and most of the current ones evaluate only physical features. The Tilburg Frailty Indicator (TFI) is a valid and reliable instrument which enables multidimensional assessment of frailty. We aimed to adapt and evaluate the Turkish version of the TFI.