Inouye 1 Year Index

  • Population: hospitalized individuals aged 70 years and older
  • Outcome: 1 year mortality
  • Scroll to the bottom for more detailed information

Risk Calculator
In the original study, the following items were based on International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision.

1. Please indicate if your patient has:
• lymphoma or leukemia?
• acute renal failure?
• metastatic cancer?
• localized cancer?
• stroke?
• congestive heart failure?
• chronic lung disease?
• chronic renal failure?
• diabetes with end-organ damage?
• pneumonia?
2. Does patient have an admission albumin level less than or equal to 3.5?
3. Does your patient have an admission creatinine level greater than 1.5?
4. Does your patient have dementia (Alzheimer disease, organic brain syndrome, or chronic cognitive impairment before admission)?
5. Does your patient’s medical record indicate that they need help from another person to walk or are unable to walk?
Total Points: 0


The information provided on ePrognosis is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own medical providers. ePrognosis was created with the support of the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California San Francisco. However, its content is strictly the work of its authors and has no affiliation with any organization or institution. This web site does not accept advertisements. If you reproduce the material on the website please cite appropriately. For feedback and questions regarding the site please email Sei Lee, MD (, Alex Smith, MD ( or Eric Widera, MD (