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Table 5 Measures implemented to stop the spread of Covid-19

From: Factors associated with SARS-CoV2 infection and care pathways among the most vulnerable populations living in Marseille: a case control study

Variable Modality Users (n = 64) Covid-19 case group
(n = 29)
Control group
(n = 35)
Univariate analysis
(α = 0.05)
Time between symptom onset and medical consultation   m = 7.31 days m = 5.65 days m = 20 days p = 0.04
  s = 8.59 days s = 7.06 days s = 10 days
Denial about the possibility of being Covid-19 positive Yes   39.13% (9)   
No   60.87% (14)  
Strict self-isolation measures for confirmed and suspected participants Yes   82.61% (19)   
No   17.39% (4)  
Modification of accommodation type for the participant following confirmation of Covid-19 positivity Yes   8.70% (2)   
No   91.30% (21)  
Hospitalization following the onset of symptoms suggestive of Covid-19 Yes   4.35% (1)   
No   95.65% (22)  
Prescription of medicines to treat infection Yes   86.96% (20)   
No   13.04% (3)  
Duration of symptoms suggestive of Covid-19 1–2 days   17.39% (4)   
2–3 days   21.74% (5)  
3–5 days   13.04% (3)  
5–9 days   30.44% (7)  
9–14 days   17.39% (4)  
Time between the onset of symptoms and nasopharyngeal PCR test    m = 28.29 days   
   s = 23.82 days  
PCR test results Positive 3.92% (2)    
Negative 96.08% (49)   
Serological test results Positive 0% (0)    
Negative 100% (10)   
Conclusions regarding COVID status Identified as not having Covid-19 53.13% (34)   97.14% (34)  
Not suspected of having Covid-19 1.56% (1)   2.86% (1)
Suspected of being a Covid-19 case 42.19% (27) 93.10% (27)  
Identified as being a Covid-19 case 3.12% (2) 6.90% (2)  
Form of Covid observed No symptoms   3.45% (1)   
Mild form   68.97% (20)  
Moderate form   27.59% (8)  
  1. *AAJT: Association for Helping Young Workers; PCR: Polymerase chain reaction