Table 3

Effect of level of acuity cares on fatality in patients with COVID-19, HR and 95% CIs (N=699).

UnivariateMultivariate
Model 1*Model 2†
HR (95% CI)HR (95% CI)HR (95% CI)
Acuity level of care
 LowRefRefRef
 Intermediate4.6 (2.0 to 10.2)3.4 (1.5 to 7.6)2.7 (1.2 to 6.4)
 High6.7 (2.8 to 15.9)6.5 (2.7 to 15.5)5.0 (2.0 to 12.1)
Age group (in years)
 18–30Ref
 31–401.2 (0.2 to 6.5)
 41–500.5 (0.1 to 3.4)
 51–602.4 (0.5 to 10.6)
 61–702.2 (0.5 to 9.6)
 >705.0 (1.2 to 21.3)
Sex0.9 (0.5 to 1.5)
Diabetes1.9 (1.2 to 3.1)
Hypertension0.8 (0.5 to 1.4)
Ischaemic heart disease3.0 (1.9 to 4.8)
Chronic lung disease0.8 (0.3 to 2.0)
Required invasive ventilation2.6 (1.6 to 4.2)
  • *Adjusted for age and sex.

  • †Adjusted for age, sex and comorbidity including diabetes, hypertension, ischaemic heart disease and chronic lung disease.