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Table 1 Clinical features of participants in the study

From: Comparison of saliva with healthcare workers- and patient-collected swabs in the diagnosis of COVID-19 in a large cohort

  OP (n = 200) IP (n = 101) Significance
Age (years) 37.9 + 12.8 53.48 + 15.6 0.0001
Gender
Male 140 (70%) 65 (64.4%) 0.32
Female 60 (30%) 36 (35.6%) 0.32
Asymptomatic 81 (40.5%) 0 0.0001
Symptomatic 119 (59.5%) 101 (100%) 0.0001
Disease Severity
Mild Symptoms 119 (59.5%) 90 (89%) 0.0001
Moderate Disease nil 8 (7.9%) 0.0001
Severe Disease nil 3 (2.9%) 0.01
Comorbidities
Diabetes 5 (2.5%) 10 (9.9%) 0.005
Hypertension 5 (2.5%) 14 (13.9%) 0.0001
DM + HTN 6 (3%) 23 (22.8%) 0.0001
  1. OP out patients, IP in patients (hospitalized patients)
  2. Student t test and Z proportion test used to calculate significance