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Table 1 Basic Characteristics of included patients

From: Clinical characteristics of inpatients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Sichuan province

  Diagnosis Disease severity
Suspected
(n = 22)
Laboratory-confirmed
(n = 147)
Non-severe (n = 122) Severe
(n = 25)
P value#
Age, median (IQR), yrs 51 (34–56) 44 (33–50) 43 (31–49) 50 (43–64) 0.005
Age groups, No./total (%)
 < 15 yrs 1/22 (4.6) 1/147 (0.7) 1/122 (0.8) 0/25 (0.0) 0.29*
 15–44 yrs 8/22 (36.4) 76/147 (51.7) 67/122 (54.9) 9/25 (36.0) ··
 45–64 yrs 10/22 (45.4) 54/147 (36·7) 42/122 (34·4) 12/25 (48·0) ··
 ≥ 65 yrs 3/22 (13·6) 16/147 (10·9) 12/122 (9·8) 4/25 (16·0) ··
Female sex, No./total (%) 7/22 (31·8) 57/147 (38·8) 51/122 (41·8) 6/25 (24·0) 0·096
Ethnic, No./total (%) ·· ·· ·· ·· 0·79
 Tibetan 0/22 (0·0) 10/147 (6·8) 8/122 (6·6) 2/25 (8·0) ··
 Non-Tibetan 22/22 (100·0) 137/147 (93·2) 114/122 (93·4) 23/25 (92·0) ··
Exposure history within 14 days, No./total (%)
 Local residents of Wuhan or recently been to Wuhan 4/13 (30·8) 82/134 (61·2) 66/110 (60·0) 16/24 (66·7) 0·54
 Non local: contacted with people from Wuhan 4/12 (33·3) 23/119 (19·3) 21/99 (21·2) 2/20 (10·0) 0·42
 Health-care workers 0/14 (0·0) 2/132 (1·5) 2/111 (1·8) 0/21 (0·0) >  0·99*
Comorbidities, No./total (%) 6/21 (28·6) 47/146 (32·2) 32/122 (26·2) 15/24 (62·5) 0·0010
 Pulmonary diseases 2/21 (9·5) 11/146 (7·5) 5/122 (4·1) 6/24 (25) 0·0020
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases 2/21 (9·5) 6/146 (4·1) 3/122 (2·5) 3/24 (12·5) 0·056*
 Asthma 1/21 (4·8) 1/146 (0·7) 0/122 (0·0) 1/24 (4·2) 0·16*
 Lung tumor 0/21 (0·0) 1/146 (0·7) 1/122 (0·8) 0/24 (0·0) >  0·99*
 Tuberculosis 0/21 (0·0) 3/146 (2·1) 1/122 (0·8) 2/24 (8·3) 0·070*
 Other comorbidities 6/21 (28·6) 43/146 (29·5) 31/122 (25·4) 12/24 (50·0) 0·030
 Hypertension 3/21 (14·3) 19/146 (13·0) 11/122 (9·0) 8/24 (33·3) 0·0040
 Diabetes 2/21 (9·5) 10/146 (6·8) 6/122 (4·9) 4/24 (16·7) 0·10
 Heart and cardiovascular diseases 2/21 (9·5) 9/146 (6·2) 5/122 (4·1) 4/24 (16·7) 0·061
 Chronic kidney diseases 1/21 (4·8) 4/146 (2·7) 2/122 (1·6) 2/24 (8·3) 0·13*
 Chronic liver diseases 1/21 (4·8) 5/146 (3·4) 4/122 (3·3) 1/24 (4·2) >  0·99*
  1. Abbreviations: IQR Interquartile range
  2. * The P-value was derived from Fisher’s exact test, two-sided
  3. # P-value for the comparison between severe cases versus non- severe infected patients
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