Construction of a Frailty Index as a Novel Health Measure in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Legge A., Kirkland S., Rockwood K., Andreou P., Bae S., Gordon C., ...More

JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.47, no.1, pp.72-81, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3899/jrheum.181338
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-81


Objective. To construct a Frailty Index (FI) as a measure of vulnerability to adverse outcomes among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), using data from the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) inception cohort.