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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study participants by death

From: Correlation between white blood cell count at admission and mortality in COVID-19 patients: a retrospective study

Variables Stratified by Death
Non-Death Death P value
No. 130 33  
Female, n (%) 71 (52.3) 11 (33.3) 0.080
Age, ya 56.4 ± 13.5 70.3 ± 9.7 < 0.001
SBP, mmHga 129.7 ± 16.9 132.0 ± 19.8 0.500
DBP, mmHga 81.9 ± 10.6 78.1 ± 16.3 0.110
BMI, kg/m2a 23.9 ± 3.0 24.1 ± 3.8 0.828
PSI a 50.6 ± 36.6 105.5 ± 22.2 < 0.001
WBC, ×10^9/La 6.2 ± 3.3 10.3 ± 4.7 < 0.001
APO-Aa 0.9 ± 0.3 0.7 ± 0.2 < 0.001
APO-Ba 1.0 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.3 0.135
Fasting glucose, mmol/Lb 5.8 (5.4, 6.9) 7.2 (6.1, 9.1) < 0.001
Total cholesterol, mmol/Lb 4.2 (3.7, 4.7) 3.9 (3.6, 4.3) 0.163
Triglycerides, mmol/Lb 1.4 (1.0, 2.0) 1.3 (1.2, 2.0) 0.704
HDL cholesterol, mmol/Lb 0.9 (0.8, 1.2) 0.8 (0.6, 1.0) 0.013
CURB.65    < 0.001
0 67 (51.5) 2 (6.1)  
1 42 (32.3) 4 (12.1)  
2 19 (14.6) 17 (51.5)  
3 2 (1.5) 10 (30.3)  
  1. BMI Body mass index, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, HDL High-density lipoprotein;
  2. aFor continuous variables, values are presented as mean ± SD
  3. bValues are presented as median (IQR)