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Table 2 Severity on admission, duration of hospitalization, and outcome of the three age groups

From: Treatment and outcome of COVID-19 patients in a specialized hospital during the third wave: advance of age and increased mortality compared with the first/second waves

Age Severity on admission Duration of hospitalization (days) Outcome
  Mild M I M II Severe Total (%) Improve Unchange Worsen Died
< 40 33 14 2 0 49 (9%) 8 ([6−10], 1−25) 45 4 0 0
40−69 17 86 42 1 146 (25%)** 10 ([8−13], 1−28)# 128 0 18
70 ≤ 71 224 88 3 386 (66%)** 12 ([9−18], 1−49)##, ‡ 323 0 33 30§
Total (%) 121 (21%) 324 (56%) 132 (22%) 4 (1%) 581 11 ([8−15], 1−49) 496 (85%) 4 (1%) 51 (9%) 30 (5%)
  1. The number of patients is expressed as the absolute value (percentage). The duration of hospitalization is expressed as median days ([25−75% interquartile range], range)
  2. **P < 0.001 compared with the severity of patients < 40 years and of 40−69 years
  3. #P < 0.01 and ##P < 0.001 compared with the duration of hospitalization of patients < 40 years
  4. P < 0.001 compared with the duration of hospitalization of patients of 40−69 years
  5. §P < 0.001 compared with the outcome of patients < 40 years and of 40−69 years
  6. M I moderate I, M II moderate II