publication . Article . 2021

Effect of Sex on Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Coronavirus Disease: A Population-Based Study

Kyu Hyang Cho; Sang Won Kim; Jong Won Park; Jun Young Do; Seok Hui Kang;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, page 38 (eissn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
<jats:p>Background: This study aimed to evaluate the association between sex and clinical outcomes in patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) using a population-based dataset. Methods: In this retrospective study, insurance claims data from the Korea database were used. Patients who tested positive for COVID-19 were included in the study. All diseases were defined according to the International Classification of Diseases 10th revision. During follow-up, the clinical outcomes, except mortality, were assessed using the electrical codes from the dataset. The clinical outcomes noted were: hospitalization, the use of inotropics, high flow nasal cannula, conventi...
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free text keywords: Article, coronavirus disease, mortality, sex, clinical outcome, Heart failure, medicine.disease, medicine, Myocardial infarction, Retrospective cohort study, Oxygen therapy, medicine.medical_treatment, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Pulmonary embolism, business.industry, business, Mortality rate, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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