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Table 1 Sample characteristics and distribution of deaths among 1789 MERS patients, September 23, 2012 until May 17, 2019

From: The global burden of premature mortality due to the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) using standard expected years of life lost, 2012 to 2019

CharacteristicsLevelsTotal (%)
(n = 1789)
Death
(n = 588)
Alive
(n = 1201)
P-value
 ≤ 98(0.4)53 
 10–1927(1.5)819
 20–29314(17.6)52262
 30–39215(12.0)63152 
Age, yr40–49264(14.8)76188< 0.001
 50–59321(17.9)103218 
 60–69333(18.6)114219
 70–79214(12.0)11896
 ≥ 8093(5.2)4944
SexFemale494(27.6)1453490.028
Male1295(72.4)443852
 Saudi Arabia1517(84.7)4801037 
 United Arab Emirates87(4.9)3750 
Republic of Korea57(3.2)1047 
Reporting countryOman25(1.4)916< 0.001
 Jordan26(1.5)224 
 Qatar26(1.5)818 
Others51(2.9)2229 
Exposure with a morbid case in the previous 14 daysYes642(35.5)2184240.248
No1147(64.1)370777
Exposure to a camel in 14 days agoYes842(47.1)206636< 0.001
No947(52.9)382565
Travel history to an endemic countryYes433(24.2)1412920.463
No1356(75.8)447909
Admission in hospitalYes1488(83.2)515973< 0.001
No301(16.8)73228
Need for admission in negative.
pressure isolate room or ICU
Yes1145(64.0)3707750.270
No644(36.0)218426
Health care personnelYes277(15.5)46231< 0.001
No1512(84.5)542970
ComorbiditiesYes1088(60.8)3277610.002
No701(39.2)261440