Social Frailty Index (SFI)

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This dataset contains the 4-year probability of mortality as estimated by the social frailty index (SFI). The social frailty index uses age, sex, and 8 social predictors from the core interview and psychosocial questionnaire. Values are only estimated for participants who were eligible for and completed the psychosocial questionnaire (i.e., every 4 years).

The publication detailing the development and validation of the index can be found here:

Social Frailty Index: Development and validation of an index of social attributes predictive of mortality in older adults. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2023 Feb 14; 120(7):e2209414120. Shah SJ, Oreper S, Jeon SY, Boscardin WJ, Fang MC, Covinsky KE. PMID: 36749720,

Code and other documentation can be found here:

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Feb 2024

Sachin J Shah, Meghan Rieu-Werden Sandra Oreper, Sun Young Jeon, W John Boscardin, Margaret C Fang, and Kenneth E Covinsky.

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