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Table 5 Epidemiologic profile and clinical characteristics of died and alive patients

From: Invasive mechanical ventilation complications in COVID-19 patients

Demographic and clinical parameters All patients
(n = 103)
Died patients (n = 68) Alive patients
(n = 35)
Sex (Male / Female) 76/27 51/17 25/10
Age (years), mean / range 56.6 /21–85 60.6 / 39–85 48.9 / 21–71
Barotraumas event type:
 Single event 95/103 61/95 (64.2%) 34/95 (35.8%)
 One Barotrauma 67/95 42/67 (62.7%) 25/67 (37.3%)
 Multiple Barotraumas 28/95 19/28 (67.9%) 9/28 (32.14%)
 Separate Multiple Events 8/103 7/8 (87.5%) 1/8 (12.5%)
 Interval between IMV and barotraumas 3–7 days 41/103 17/41 (41.5%) 24/41 (58.5%)
Clinical characteristics
 Smoker 36/103 28/36 (77.8%) 8/36 (22.2%)
 Obesity 7/103 5/7 (71.43%) 2/7 (28.57%)
 Underlying Lung Disease 50/103 39/50 (78%) 11/50 (22%)
 Medical history 70/103 53/70 (75.7%) 17/70 (24.3%)