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Table 3 Factors independently associated with admission to intensive care Unit in severely-symptomatic COVID-19 patients

From: Vitamin D and COVID-19 severity and related mortality: a prospective study in Italy

  RR (95% CI) P-value
Age 0.993 (0.980 to 1.007) 0.325
Gender
 Female Ref  
 Male 1.222 (0.793 to 1.882) 0.363
At least 1 comorbidity a
 No Ref.  
 Yes 1.556 (1.079 to 2.244) 0.018
Creatinine 0.503 (0.268 to 0.944) 0.032
IL-6 1.000 (0.997 to 1.004) 0.907
Lactate dehydrogenase 1.000 (1.000 to 1.001) 0.459
Neutrophil cells count 1.076 (1.018 to 1.136) 0.009
Lymphocytes count 0.860 (0.651 to 1.137) 0.289
Platelets count 0.998 (0.996 to 1.000) 0.089
25OHD 0.989 (0.981 to 0.997) 0.011
  1. Patients in Intensive Care Unit: patients with respiratory distress requiring continuous positive airway pressure and/or endo-tracheal intubation. 25OHD 25hydroxyvitamin D; IL-6 interleukin-6;
  2. a at least 1 comorbidity among obesity, diabetes, arterial hypertension