Age, Sex, Existing Conditions of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

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Age of Coronavirus Deaths

Based on all 72,314 cases of COVID-19 confirmed, suspected, and asymptomatic cases in China as of February 11, a paper by the Chinese CCDC released on February 17 and published in the Chinese Journal of Epidemiology [1] has found that the risk of death increases the older you are, as follows:

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by AGE:

AGEDEATH RATE
80+ years old14.8%
70-79 years old8.0%
60-69 years old3.6%
50-59 years old1.3%
40-49 years old0.4%
30-39 years old0.2%
20-29 years old0.2%
10-19 years old0.2%
0-9 years oldno fatalities

In general, relatively few cases are seen among children.

Sex ratio

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by SEX:

SEXDEATH RATE
Male2.8%
Female1.7%

Pre-existing medical conditions

Patients who reported no pre-existing (“comorbid”) medical conditions had a case fatality rate of 0.9%. Pre-existing illnesses that put patients at higher risk of dying from a COVID-19 infection are:

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by COMORBIDITY:

PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONDEATH RATE
Cardiovascular disease10.5%
Diabetes7.3%
Chronic respiratory disease6.3%
Hypertension6.0%
Cancer5.6%
no pre-existing conditions0.9%

Source : Worldometer

1 COMMENT

  1. What are the age by pre-existing conditions interactions in related to infections and related to morality? Do you have enough data to look at multivariate relationships?

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