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First look at the results of COVID-19 patients in NY hospitals, Ars Technica

First look at the results of COVID-19 patients in NY hospitals, Ars Technica
    

      Tracking results –

             

The data provide a snapshot of the early stages of the pandemic in the US’s epicenter.

      

      

– year-old patient.) More males than females had severe problems, as the total population was under 63 percent female.

In general, the people had some significant health problems before the virus sent them to the hospital. Over half of them had hypertension; over 88 percent were clinically obese; and a third had diabetes. A measure of their general health called the Charlson Comorbidity Index

appear to be a a regular issue among a subset of patients with COVID – 20 symptoms. The presence of diabetes (which also causes kidney problems) as a pre-existing condition increased the frequency of a need for dialysis.

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