Instructions for users

This page contains translated calculators of the Frailty Instrument for Primary Care of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe  (SHARE-FI).
The main SHARE-FI study (instrument development and validation), including the original English calculators, can be found at: (Romero-Ortuno R, Walsh CD, Lawlor BA, Kenny RA. A frailty instrument for primary care: findings from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). BMC Geriatrics 2010;10:57).
Please download the compressed files and extract them (Extract All...) prior to viewing for optimum visualisation.
If you have any queries or suggestions (including translation into other languages), please contact the author Roman Romero-Ortuno (

© 2011 Romero-Ortuno. The SHARE-FI translated calculators are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The main SHARE-FI study used data from SHARE release 2.3.0, as of November 13th 2009. SHARE data collection in 2004-2007 was primarily funded by the European Commission through its 5th and 6th framework programmes (project numbers QLK6-CT-2001- 00360; RII-CT- 2006-062193; CIT5-CT-2005-028857). Additional funding by the US National Institute on Aging (grant numbers U01 AG09740-13S2; P01 AG005842; P01 AG08291; P30 AG12815; Y1-AG-4553-01; OGHA 04-064; R21 AG025169) as well as by various national sources is gratefully acknowledged (see for a full list of funding institutions).