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Description of Epidemiological Features, Symptoms and Mortality of the Patients with COVID-19 in Some Provinces of Iran

(2021) Description of Epidemiological Features, Symptoms and Mortality of the Patients with COVID-19 in Some Provinces of Iran. Archives of Iranian medicine.

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Official URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/34816694

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Clinical manifestations of COVID-19 are different. There are some risk factors for COVID-19. This study aimed to describe the epidemiological features, symptoms and mortality of the patients with COVID-19 in Iran. METHODS: This were a cohort study performed on 103,179 patients with COVID-19. The demographic and clinical data were collected in selected provinces. The required data of all patients was extracted from the COVID registry system and analyzed using STATA version 14 and Excel 2016. RESULTS: The mean age was 52.40 years for men and 52.41 years for women. About 55.2 of the study population were male and 44.8 were female. Totally, 60.9 (5085) of deaths happened in men and 39.1 (3263) in women. The mean time from onset of symptoms to hospitalization in men and women were 3.47 and 3.48 days, respectively. The mean time from onset of symptoms to isolation was 2.81 days in men and was 2.87 days in women, from onset of symptoms to death was 9.29 and 9.54 days, respectively, from onset of symptoms to discharge was 7.47 and 7.39 days, and from hospitalization to death was 6.76 and 7.05 days. Cough and shortness of breath were the most common symptoms in the patients. CONCLUSION: According to the results, the overall mortality rate was higher in men than women. Women with cardiovascular disease and diabetes were more likely to die. The mean time from onset of symptoms to hospitalization, isolation, and discharge was similar in men and women.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Adolescent Adult Age Distribution Aged Aged, 80 and over COVID-19/*epidemiology/mortality/physiopathology Cardiovascular Diseases/epidemiology Child Child, Preschool Comorbidity Cough/*physiopathology Diabetes Mellitus/epidemiology Dyspnea/*physiopathology Female Hospitalization/*statistics & numerical data Humans Iran/epidemiology Length of Stay Male Middle Aged Registries SARS-CoV-2 Sex Factors Time Factors Young Adult Covid-19 Epidemics Iran Mortality Symptom
Page Range: pp. 733-740
Journal or Publication Title: Archives of Iranian medicine
Volume: 24
Number: 10
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.muk.ac.ir/id/eprint/5310

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