Table 1 Characteristics of cases of MERS-CoV infection in South Korea and Saudi Arabia.

From: Comparison of incubation period distribution of human infections with MERS-CoV in South Korea and Saudi Arabia

Case characteristics South Korea Saudi Arabia Overall
Sample size, n (%) 115 (77%) 34 (23%) 149
Age, n (%)
 0–45 years old 32 (28%) 10 (29%) 42 (28%)
 46–59 years old 39 (34%) 15 (44%) 54 (36%)
 >59 years old 44 (38%) 9 (26%) 53 (36%)
Male sex, n (%) 70 (61%) 24 (71%) 94 (63%)
Fatal cases, n (%) 26 (23%) 16 (47%) 42 (28%)