THE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF COVID-19 PATIENTS
Keywords:Age, Sex, COVID-19.
Background: In this study, epidemiological profiles of COVID-19 patients who have visited the hospital have been evaluated.
Methods: We collected data of 100 patients from their medical records. These data included age, sex, comorbidities, levels of illness severity (mild, moderate, severe, and asymptomatic), signs and symptoms, treatment options, laboratory findings, and computed tomography (CT) images
Results: The mean age were 61.23±12.36 years with age groups ranging from 17 to 85 years. Men were 69; M:F ratio being 2.26:1. There were 76 symptomatic and 24 asymptomatic patients. Mortality was higher in symptomatic patients.
Conclusion: Patients aged more than 60 years are more prone for severe disease with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pneumonia and this subset of patients requires urgent medical attention.
Keywords: Age, Sex, COVID-19.
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