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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and comorbidities prior to admission

From: Clinical characteristics and outcomes in women and men hospitalized for coronavirus disease 2019 in New Orleans

  All Women Men P value
Age, mean (SD), years 60.5 (16.1) 61.4 (16.7) 59.8 (15.2) 0.16
  N, (%) N, (%) N, (%)  
Sex --- 406 (52.7) 365 (47.3) 0.14
Race     0.16
 White 99 (12.7) 45 (11.1) 54 (14.8)  
 Black 583 (75) 315 (77.6) 261 (71.7)  
Other 95 (12.3) 46 (11.3) 49 (13.5)  
Hospital site     0.87
 Tulane 298 (38.4) 158 (38.9) 140 (38.4)  
 UMC a 478 (61.6) 248 (61.1) 225 (61.6)  
Comorbidity
 Obesity 409 (53.1) 257 (63.8) 151 (41.6) < 0.0001
BMI (kg/m2)b category     < 0.0001
 BMI < 25 164 (21.3) 69 (17.1) 93 (25.6)  
 25 ≤ BMI < 30 198 (25.7) 77 (19.1) 119 (32.8)  
 30 ≤ BMI < 35 157 (20.4) 89 (22.1) 68 (18.7)  
 35 ≤ BMI < 40 118 (15.3) 76 (18.9) 42 (11.6)  
 BMI ≥ 40 134 (17.4) 92 (22.8) 41 (11.3)  
Diabetes 273 (35.2) 155 (38.2) 116 (31.8) 0.06
Hypertension 573 (73.8) 315 (77.6) 256 (70.1) 0.02
Dyslipidemia 291 (37.5) 158 (38.9) 132 (36.2) 0.4
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 140 (18.8) 87 (22.1) 52 (15.1) 0.015
Asthma 83 (10.7) 58 (14.3) 25 (6.9) 0.001
Cerebrovascular disease 94 (12.6) 51 (12.9) 43 (12.5) 0.84
Cardiovascular disease 154 (20.7) 84 (21.3) 70 (20.3) 0.73
 Heart failure 109 (14.7) 62 (15.7) 47 (13.6) 0.42
 Myocardial infarction 46 (6.2) 20 (5.1) 26 (7.5) 0.17
 Peripheral vascular disease 25 (3.4) 16 (4.1) 9 (2.6) 0.27
 Chronic kidney disease 126 (16.9) 62 (15.7) 64 (18.6) 0.31
 Chronic liver disease 36 (4.6) 11 (2.7) 25 (6.9) 0.007
 Dementia 55 (7.4) 34 (8.6) 20 (5.8) 0.14
Charlson Index, mean (SD) 3.7 (2.8) 3.8 (2.7) 3.7 (2.7) 0.68
  1. aUMC University Medical Center New Orleans
  2. bBMI body mass index