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Table 1 Gender based fatality rate ratio among COVID-19 cases in different region of the world (By July 9th, 2020)

From: Epidemiologic, clinical, and laboratory findings of the COVID-19 in the current pandemic: systematic review and meta-analysis

Variables Sex Fatality rate ratio (95% CI)
Region Global Female 1.00
Male 1.35 (1.35, 1.35)
Asia Female 1.00
Male 1.05 (1.05,1.05)
Africa Female 1.00
Male 1.46 (1.46,1.46)
North America Female 1.00
Male 1.46 (1.46,1.46)
South America Female 1.00
Male 1.61 (1.61,1.61)
Europe Female 1.00
Male 1.64 (1.64, 1.64)
Age < 60 Female 1.00
Male 2.74 (2.66,2.82)
60–69 Female 1.00
Male 2.36 (2.33,2.40)
70–79 Female 1.00
Male 1.76 (1.75,1.76)
80 and above Female 1.00
Male 1.91 (1.91,1.91)
60 and above Female 1.00
Male 1.83 (1.82,1.83)