COVID-19 Risk Factors

Factors associated with COVID-19 patient admissions to Intensive Care Units and with death include older age, comorbid conditions, obesity. Ethnic minority backgrounds and genetics, as well as economic inequalities are also likely to play a role in disease outcomes. A variety of COVID-19 risk factors are explored in the publications followed in this feed.

January 16, 2022

Case fatality, mortality, socio-demographic, and screening of COVID-19 in the elderly population: A population-based registry study in Iran.

Journal of Medical Virology
Elham Davtalab EsmaeiliHosein Azizi
January 16, 2022

Associations between body composition, fat distribution and metabolic consequences of excess adiposity with severe COVID-19 outcomes: observational study and Mendelian randomisation analysis.

International Journal of Obesity : Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Min GaoPaul Aveyard
January 16, 2022
Open Access

Better COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit survival in females, independent of age, disease severity, comorbidities, and treatment.

Scientific Reports
Daniek A M MeijsCoDaP investigators
January 16, 2022
Open Access

Outcomes of patients with HIV and COVID-19 co-infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

AIDS Research and Therapy
Celestin DanwangJean Cyr Yombi
January 16, 2022
Open Access

Women's views on accepting COVID-19 vaccination during and after pregnancy, and for their babies: a multi-methods study in the UK.

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Helen SkirrowBeth Holder
January 15, 2022

Impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on adolescent pregnancy and school dropout among secondary schoolgirls in Kenya.

BMJ Global Health
Garazi ZulaikaPenelope A Phillips-Howard
January 15, 2022

Clinical Course and Outcome of Critically Ill Obese Patients with COVID-19 Admitted in Intensive Care Unit of a Single Center: Our Experience and Review.

Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine : Peer-reviewed, Official Publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
Manpreet KaurAnjan Trikha
January 15, 2022

Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Outcomes of 293 COVID-19 Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Hospital of Eastern India.

Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine : Peer-reviewed, Official Publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
Deependra K RaiPallavi Lohani
January 15, 2022

The Impact of Vitamin D Level on the Severity and Outcome of Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 Disease.

International Journal of General Medicine
Dania AlKhafajiFatma Zainuddin
January 15, 2022

Prevalence and risk characteristics of COVID-19 in outpatients: A cross-sectional study of New York-area clinics.

Journal of Medicine and Life
Chanapong RojanaworaritEun Ji Kim
January 15, 2022

Impact of COVID-19 in Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Transplant Infectious Disease : an Official Journal of the Transplantation Society
Moazzam ShahzadMuhammad Umair Mushtaq
January 15, 2022

COVID-19 pandemic and weight gain in American adults: A nationwide population-based study.

Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
Jagdish KhubchandaniFern J Webb
January 14, 2022

COVID discrimination experience: Chinese Canadians' social identities moderate the effect of personal and group discrimination on well-being.

Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology
Nigel Mantou LouHeather Young-Leslie
January 14, 2022

Risk for Newly Diagnosed Diabetes >30 Days After SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Persons Aged <18 Years - United States, March 1, 2020-June 28, 2021.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
Catherine E BarrettSharon Saydah
January 14, 2022
Open Access

Inpatient COVID-19 mortality has reduced over time: Results from an observational cohort.

PloS One
Katie BechmanSam Norton

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