TABLE 2

Clinical characteristics of adult patients recruited with suspected or confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection

All patientsPCR positivePCR negative
Subjects n815229
Baseline demographics
 Age years56.5±15.153.6±14.561.7±14.9
 Male48/81 (59)29/52 (55)19/29 (65)
 Caucasian42/81 (51)19/52(36)23/29 (79)
 Current smoker7/81 (8.6)4/52 (7)3/29 (10)
 Height m1.68±0.081.66±0.081.72±0.07
 Weight kg88.6±25.887.7±24.990.2±27.7
 BMI kg·m−231.0±8.131.6±7.730.1±8.7
Comorbidities
 Diabetes21/81 (25.9)14/52 (27)7/29 (24)
 Chronic pulmonary disease13/81 (16.0)5/52 (9)8/29 (27)
 Cardiac disease6/81 (7.4)5/52 (9)1/29 (3)
Admission observations
 Temperature >37.8°C25/81 (30.8)15/52(28)10/29 (34)
 Respiratory rate >25 min−113/81 (16.0)9/52 (17)4/29 (13)
 Requiring supportive oxygen38/81 (46.9)30/52 (57)8/29 (27)
Blood biomarkers
 Lymphocyte count ×109 per L0.98 (0.7–1.3)1.0 (0.7–1.3)0.8 (0.7–1.2)
 Eosinophil count ×109 per L0.02 (0.01–0.08)0.02 (0.01–0.06)0.06 (0.02–0.1)
 C-reactive protein mg·dL−171.0 (41.5–152.5)68.5 (47–119)77.0 (32–228)
Imaging
 Presence of bilateral consolidation67/81 (82)47/52 (90)20/29 (69)
Length of hospital stay days5.9±5.46.5±6.35.0±3.7
30-day mortality n (%)9 (11)7 (8)2 (2.4)

Data are presented as mean±sd, n/N (%) or median (interquartile range), unless otherwise stated. BMI: body mass index.