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Table 1 Characteristics of patients at first encounter

From: Body temperature correlates with mortality in COVID-19 patients

  Total population (n = 7614) Died (n = 1286) Alive (n = 6328)
Age 59.4 ± 18.4 73.8 ± 12.5 56.5 ± 18.1*
Sex (% male) 54.2 59.5 53*
Body mass index 28.8 ± 7.4 29.0 ± 7.8 28.8 ± 7.3
Discharged alive (%) / / 83
Temperature (°C) 37.0 (36.7, 37.7) 37.0 (36.6, 37.7) 37.0 (36.7, 37.7)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 131 ± 23.2 128.7 ± 27.8 131.6 ± 22.0*
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 75.3 ± 13.8 71.7 ± 15.9 76.1 ± 13.2*
Heart rate (BPM) 95.2 ± 19.5 96.8 ± 21.9 94.9 ± 18.9*
Oxygen saturation (%) 96 (94, 98) 94 (88, 97) 97 (94, 99)*
  1. Demographic and vitals for 7614 patients who tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus by RT-PCR detection. Data are reported in mean ± SD, with the exception of oxygen saturation (median, interquartile range (IQR))
  2. *P < 0.01 for those who died vs alive