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Research Article

Changes in the Clinical Characteristics of 62 Patients Who Died from Coronavirus Disease 2019

Table 1

Patient characteristics.

Patients ()

Age (years)72 (IQR: 54-88)
 Male41 (66%)
 Female21 (34%)
Underlying diseases45 (72.5%)
Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases33 (53%)
Respiratory disease5 (8%)
Endocrine system diseases13 (21%)
Digestive disease5 (8%)
Malignant tumor2 (3%)
Exposure history21 (34%)
Fever52 (84%)
Cough41 (66%)
Polypnea28 (45%)
Sputum25 (40%)
Myalgia23 (37%)
Decreased appetite23 (37%)
Fatigue15 (24%)
Diarrhea12 (19%)
Headache11 (18%)
Pharyngalgia9 (15%)
Chest pain9 (15%)
Nausea or vomiting8 (13%)
Dizziness7 (11%)
Time from symptom onset to the first visit at the clinic (days)3 (IQR: 0-6).
Time from symptom onset to death at the hospital (days)18.5 (IQR: 12-23)
Disease severity
 Mild0 (0%)
 Normal0 (0%)
 Severe42 (68%)
 Critical20 (32%)

Note: According to the COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment protocol (trial version 7) published by the National Health Commission of China, the clinical types of COVID-19 are mild, normal, severe, and critical.

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