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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and laboratory results patients with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia

From: Clinical and chest CT presentations from 27 patients with COVID-19 pneumonia in Mogadishu, Somalia: a descriptive study

Patient characteristics Patients (n = 27)
Patient demographics
 Male 19 (70.4%)
 Female 8 (29.6%)
 Age (years), mean ± SD (range) 43 ± 14.0 (27–70)
Exposure history
 Exposure to positive patients 11 (40.7%)
 Unknown exposure 16 (59.3%)
Comorbid conditions
 Diabetes 6 (22.2%)
 Hypertension 3 (11.1%)
 Renal failure 3 (11.1%)
 COPD 1 (3.7%)
 Liver disease 1 (3.7%)
Signs and symptoms
 No obvious symptoms 4 (14.8%)
 Fever 19 (70.4%)
 Dry cough 24 (88.9%)
 SOB 6 (22.2%)
 Myalgia 18 (66.6%)
 Sore throat 16 (59.3%)
 Headache 5 (18.5%)
 Diarrhea 4 (14.8%)
 Vomit 4 (14.8%)
 Nausea 2 (7.4%)
Laboratory test
 C-reactive protein (mg/L; normal range 0–10)
  Increased 21 (77.8%)
  Decreased 0 (0%)
  Normal 4 (14.8%)
 Leukocytes (normal range 4–10 × 109/L)
  Increased 2 (7.4%)
  Decreased 4 (14.8%)
  Normal 21 (77.8%)
 Lymphocytes (normal range 20–40%)
  Increased 0 (0%)
  Decreased 21 (77.8%)
  Normal 6 (22.2%)
 Neutrophils (normal range 50–70%)
  Increased 19 (70.4%)
  Decreased 0 (0%)
  Normal 8 (29.6%)