Skip to main content

Table 3 Perceived usefulness of the CFS score across disciplines/professions

From: Surgical frailty assessment: a missed opportunity

  Nurses Surgeons Allied health Total
Number of respondents 16 20 13 49
The CFS score is useful to the overall perioperative care that is provided in the hospital 4/8 (50.0%) 3.6 5/11 (45.5%) 3.5 3/7 (42.9%) 3.4 12/26 (46.2%) 3.5
The CFS Score is useful to the perioperative care that I provide in the hospital 4/8 (50.0%) 3.5 3/11 (27.3%) 3.1 2/7 (28.6%) 3.3 9/26 (34.6%) 3.3
I would like to use or continue using the CFS score in my care of older adults 7/11 (63.6%) 3.8 7/13 (53.8%) 3.5 5/7 (71.4%) 3.7 19/31 (61.3%) 3.7
  1. Not all respondents answered all questions. Each item above represents all people who strongly agreed or agreed (numerator) divided by the number of responses to that question (denominator). The mean score (1 = “Strongly disagree”, 3 = “Neither agree nor disagree”, and 5 = “Strongly agree”) is reported below