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Table 2 Overall mortality and its relation to patients’ characteristics, December 2, 2014 and November 12, 2016

From: The predictors of 3- and 30-day mortality in 660 MERS-CoV patients

   No Yes  
Characteristics Levels 463(70.2%) 197(29.8%) P
Elderly Yes 142 54.8 117 45.2 0.001*
No 321 80.0 80 20.0  
Male Gender Yes 311 68.8 141 31.2 0.281
No 151 72.9 56 27.1  
Saudi Nationality Yes 299 64.2 167 35.8 0.001*
No 164 84.5 30 15.5  
Healthcare worker Yes 103 98.1 2 1.9 0.001*
No 360 64.9 195 35.1  
Pre-existing illness Yes 104 39.4 160 60.6 0.001*
No 102 84.3 19 15.7  
Symptomatic Yes 427 68.8 194 31.2 0.001*
No 36 97.3 1 2.7  
Severity of illness Yes 138 50.0 138 50.0 0.001*
No 325 85.1 57 14.9  
Source of infections Camels 205 74.8 69 25.2 0.001*
House hold contact 42 95.5 2 4.5  
Hospital-acquired infections 61 72.6 23 27.4  
Unknown 155 60.5 101 39.5  
Region Central 293 68.9 132 31.1 0.401
East 69 68.3 32 31.7  
South 34 70.8 14 29.2  
West/North 67 77.9 19 22.1  
  1. *Significant at α = 0.05