Table 1 Characteristics of the 71 SARS patients included in the final analysis in 2003

From: Long-term bone and lung consequences associated with hospital-acquired severe acute respiratory syndrome: a 15-year follow-up from a prospective cohort study

Characteristics Categories N (%)
General status
Age (n = 71)
  <30 30 (42.25%)
  30–39 28 (39.44%)
  40–49 8 (11.27%)
  ≥50 5 (7.04%)
Gender (n = 71)
  Female 56 (78.87%)
  Male 15 (21.13%)
Personal medical history (n = 58)
  Hypertension 4 (6.90%)
  Diabetes 1 (1.72%)
  Sjogren’s syndrome 1 (1.72%)
  Smoke 3 (5.17%)
Clinical symptoms
 Fever (n = 56) Yes 56 (100%)
 Rigor (n = 57) Yes 36 (63.16%)
 Dyspnea (n = 57) Yes 35 (61.40%)
 Myalgia (n = 56) Yes 37 (66.07%)
 Cough (n = 57) Yes 29 (50.88%)
 Expectoration (n = 56) Yes 10 (17.86%)
 Diarrhea (n = 56) Yes 10 (17.86%)
 Anorexia (n = 56) Yes 23 (41.07%)
 Malaise (n = 56) Yes 42 (75.00%)
Treatment
 Ribavirin (n = 52) Used 46 (88.46%)
 MP (n = 58) Used 56 (96.55%)
 Non-invasive ventilation (n = 45) Used 14 (31.11%)
 Invasive ventilation (n = 58) Used 1 (1.72%)
Severity
 Lung injury (n = 71) Yes 27 (38.03%)
 Bone injury (n = 71) Yes 15 (21.13%)