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Table 3 Patient demographics with respect to positive or negative COVID-19 swab test

From: Socioeconomic and immigration status and COVID-19 testing in Toronto, Ontario: retrospective cross-sectional study

Characteristics COVID-19 swab test Total
Negative Positive
N N Prevalence (%) N
Site
NYGH*(site 1) 52,272 1207 2.26% 53,479
WCH** (site 2) 29,531 433 1.45% 29,964
Age group (years)
0–9 years 4563 46 1.00% 4609
10–19 years 5093 98 1.89% 5191
20–29 years 18,488 425 2.25% 18,913
30–39 years 16,602 312 1.84% 16,914
40–49 years 11,617 306 2.57% 11,923
50–59 years 11,446 262 2.24% 11,708
60–69 years 8570 140 1.61% 8710
70+ years 5419 51 0.93% 5470
Missing 5 0 0% 5
Sex
Female 47,646 918 1.89% 48,564
Male 34,157 722 2.07% 34,879
Income Quintiles
1(=lowest) 14,926 594 3.83% 15,520
2 14,699 322 2.14% 15,021
3 13,523 223 1.62% 13,746
4 14,130 229 1.59% 14,359
5 23,603 266 1.11% 23,869
Missing 922 6 0.65% 928
Immigration terciles
1(=lowest foreign-born population) 11,866 106 0.89% 11,972
2 34,268 522 1.50% 34,790
3 34,454 1001 2.82% 35,455
Missing 1215 11 0.90% 1226
Travel
No 80,090 1586 1.94% 81,676
Yes 1713 54 3.06% 1767
Total 81,803 1640 1.97% 83,443
  1. *NYGH North York General Hospital, **WCH Women’s College Hospital