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Table 5 Factors associated with severe cases with COVID-19

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

  N (%) Crude OR (95%CI) P value
Age > 65 yrs 15 (10·2) 1·92 (0·50, 6·24) 0·3
Female sex 57 (38·8) 0·44 (0·15, 1·12) 0·102
Comorbidities
 Pulmonary diseases 11 (7·5) 7·80 (2·14, 29·72) 0·002
 Hypertension 19 (13·0) 5·05 (1·73, 14·48) 0·003
Symptoms and Signs
 Highest temperature throughout the course the disease 38 (37·4–38·7) 2·52 (1·37, 5·08) 0·005
 Cough throughout the course the disease 118 (80·3) 3·27 (0·89, 21·17) 0·123
 Respiratory rate at admission 20 (20–21) 1·07 (0·97, 1·20) 0·165
 Heart rate at admission 90 (80–103) 1·04 (1·01, 1·07) 0·013
Laboratory and radiologic findings at admission
 White blood cell count > 10× 109/L 9 (6·2) 7·38 (1·81, 32·10) 0·005
 Lymphocyte count< 1·1× 109/L 71 (49·7) 4·26 (1·67, 12·39) 0·003
 Eosinophils count< 0·02×  109/L 81 (60·9) 1·56 (0·65, 3·94) 0·329
 C-reactive protein 7·2 (2·0–24·2) 1·00 (1·00, 1·02) 0·147
 Bilateral pneumonia 87 (67·4) 11·46 (2·24, 209·65) 0·020
 Pleural effusion 5 (3·9) 9·44 (1·47, 75·78) 0·018
  1. Abbreviations: OR Odds ratio
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