publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2021

A Phenome-Wide Association Study (PheWAS) of COVID-19 Outcomes by Race Using the Electronic Health Records Data in Michigan Medicine

Maxwell Salvatore; Tian Gu; Jasmine A Mack; Swaraaj Prabhu Sankar; Snehal Patil; Thomas S. Valley; Karandeep Singh; Brahmajee K. Nallamothu; Sachin Kheterpal; Lynda D. Lisabeth; ...
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  • Published: 25 Mar 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, page 1,351 (eissn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Blacks/African Americans are overrepresented in the number of hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 in the United States, which could be explained through differences in the prevalence of existing comorbidities. We performed a disease-disease phenome-wide association study (PheWAS) using data representing 5,698 COVID-19 patients from a large academic medical center, stratified by race. We explore the association of 1,043 pre-occurring conditions with several COVID-19 outcomes: testing positive, hospitalization, ICU admission, and mortality. Obesity, iron deficiency anemia and type II diabetes were associated with susceptibility in the full cohort, while ill-...
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