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Table 1 Demographics, baseline characteristics and outcome of 159 patients categorized in cancer, and without cancer subgroups and 53 cancerous patients categorized into alive and dead

From: Clinical characteristics, outcomes, and risk factors for mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and cancer history: a propensity score-matched study

Variables W/O cancer
N = 106 (%)a
Cancer
N = 53 (%)
p value Cancer p value
Alive
N = 26 (%)
Dead
N = 27 (%)
Age
 < 50 24 (22.6) 8 (15.1)   3 (11.5) 5 (18.5)  
 50–65 34 (32.1) 21 (39.6) 0.453 13 (50) 8 (29.6) 0.374
 > 65 48 (45.3) 24 (45.3)   10 (38.5) 14 (51.9)  
Sex
 Female 46 (43.4) 22 (41.5) 0.821 14 (53.85) 8 (29.6) 0.098
 Male 60 (56.6) 31 (58.5) 12 (46.15) 19 (70.4)
 BMIb 25.7 (23.1–29.3) 24.8 (22.4–30.4) 0.528 23.4 (21.9–29.1) 26.6 (23–31.1) 0.180
Past medical history
 DM 16 (15.1) 9 (17) 0.758 4 (15.4) 5 (18.5) 0.990
 HTN 30 (28.3) 15 (28.3) 0.990 10 (38.5) 5 (18.5) 0.135
 IHD 18 (17) 8 (15.1) 0.762 4 (15.4) 4 (14.8) 0.990
Symptoms:
 Fever 54 (50.9) 30 (56.6) 0.500 13 (50) 17 (63) 0.412
 Cough 56 (52.8) 190 (35.9) 0.043 11 (42.3) 8 (29.6) 0.398
 Dyspnea 64 (60.4) 28 (52.8) 0.364 9 (34.6) 19 (70.4) 0.013
 Chills 4 (3.8) 3 (5.7) 0.585 2 (7.7) 1 (3.7) 0.610
 Myalgia 16 (15.1) 8 (15.1) 0.990 4 (15.4) 4 (14.8) 0.990
 Nausea 8 (7.6) 15 (28.3) 0.000 10 (38.5) 5 (18.5) 0.135
 Diarrhoea 3 (2.8) 1 (1.9) 0.720 1 (3.9) 0 0.491
 Sore throat 2 (1.9) 2 (3.8) 0.474 1 (3.9) 1 (3.7) 0.990
 Fatigue 35 (33) 26 (49.1) 0.050 12 (46.2) 14 (51.9) 0.786
 Anorexia 10 (9.4) 9 (17) 0.167 7 (26.9) 2 (7.4) 0.076
 Chest pain 10 (9.4) 1 (1.9) 0.077 1 (3.9) 0 0.304
Signs:
 Low consciousness 7 (6.6) 7 (13.2) 0.166 1 (3.9) 6 (22.2) 0.100
O2Saturation
 > 96% 39 (38.6) 18 (34.6)   5 (20) 13 (48.2)  
 90–96% 47 (46.5) 22 (42.3) 0.449 12 (48) 10 (37) 0.083
 < 90% 15 (14.9) 12 (23.1)   8 (32) 4 (14.8)  
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)
 < 100 4 (3.9) 9 (17)   4 (15.4) 5 (18.5)  
 100–140 75 (73.5) 35 (66) 0.025 17 (65.4) 18 (66.7) 0.990
 > 140 23 (22.6) 9 (17)   5 (19.2) 4 (14.8)  
Respiratory rate (/min)
  < 25 87 (86.1) 43 (81.1) 0.416 24 (92.3) 19 (70.4) 0.076
 > 25 14 (13.9) 10 (18.9) 2 (7.7) 8 (29.6)
Pulse Rate (/min)
  < 100 65 (64.4) 29 (55.8) 0.301 19 (73.1) 10 (38.5) 0.025
 > 100 36 (35.6) 23 (44.2)   7 (26.9) 16 (61.5)
Temperature (oc)
 < 37.8 63 (61.8) 37 (69.8)   20 (76.9) 17 (63)  
 37.8–39 28 (27.4) 12 (22.6) 0.594 5 (19.2) 7 (25.9) 0.493
 > 39 11 (10.8) 4 (7.6)   1 (3.9) 3 (11.1)  
qSOFA
 0 68 (64.2) 25 (47.2)   14 (53.9) 11 (40.7)  
 1 35 (33) 22 (41.5)   11 (42.3) 11 (40.7)  
 2 3 (2.8) 3 (5.7) 0.020 0 3 (11.1) 0.417
 3 0 3 (5.7)   1 (3.8) 2 (7.5)  
  1. BMI Body mass index, DM diabetes mellitus, HTN hypertension, IHD ischemic heart disease, qSOFA quick sequential organ failure assessment
  2. a Percentages were calculated by total, survived, and non-survived patients number as denominator for each column respectively
  3. b median (IQR)