Frailty among older Hispanics living in the United States: A scoping review

E. Iriarte, R. Cianelli, J. P. De Santis, M. J. Baeza, A. Alamian, J. G. Castro, Y. Matsuda, A. X. Araya

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A scoping review was conducted to identify the available evidence about frailty among older Hispanics living in the U.S. using the Integral Model of Frailty. A not time-limited search was conducted in five peer-reviewed databases. Identified factors associated with frailty among older Hispanics are presented in four categories: (1) Characteristics and prevalence of frailty, (2) Life course determinants of frailty, (3) Comorbidities associated with frailty, and (4) Adverse outcomes of frailty. A total of 1030 articles were identified, and 37 articles were included in the scoping review. Most studies measured frailty based on the Fried Frailty Phenotype (59.5%, n= 22) and had a longitudinal design (64.9%, n= 24). The overall prevalence of frailty among Hispanics ranged from 4.3% to 37.1% (n= 20 studies). Further research is needed that targets Hispanics from different backgrounds in the U.S., particularly those that are high in number (i.e., Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Central Americans).

Idioma originalInglés
Páginas (desde-hasta)280-288
Número de páginas9
PublicaciónGeriatric Nursing
EstadoPublicada - 1 nov. 2022

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  • Gerontología


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