Table 1.

Demographics and baseline characteristics of patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Demographics and Baseline CharacteristicsNo. (%)
Hemodialysis, n=49Control, n=52
Age, median (IQR), yr62 (54–71)62 (47–73)
Sex, men31 (63)24 (46)
Hypertension45 (92)23 (44)
Diabetes10 (20)10 (19)
Cardiovascular disease10 (20)5 (10)
Malignancy4 (8)1 (2)
Cerebrovascular disease1 (2)2 (4)
COPD1 (2)0 (0)
Chronic liver disease3 (6)1 (2)
Signs and symptoms
 Fever23 (47)47 (90)
 Fatigue29 (59)43 (83)
 Dry cough24 (49)37 (71)
 Anorexia28 (57)34 (65)
 Dyspnea22 (45)12 (23)
 Expectoration16 (33)23 (44)
 Myalgia2 (4)10 (19)
 Diarrhea6 (12)8 (15)
 Dizziness7 (14)7 (14)
 Nausea4 (8)6 (12)
 Sore throat3 (6)2 (4)
 Vomiting2 (4)5 (10)
 Headache1 (2)3 (6)
Onset of symptom to hospital admission, median (IQR), d9.0 (6.0–13.0)7.0 (3.3–10.0)
  • IQR, interquartile range; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.