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Age and Gender Profile of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) in Quarantine Center in Baghdad, Iraq

EasyChair Preprint no. 10411

9 pagesDate: June 16, 2023


The emanation of the “Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)” has resulted in the “coronavirus disease (COVID-19)” cosmopolitan widespread of the virus. First, the Iraqi government forced compulsory quarantine of returning travelers and positive cases to curb and manage the viral outbreak. A COVID-19 positive cases descriptive evaluation in a quarantine facility in Baghdad-Iraq was performed. The age and gender prevalence of positive cases distribution according to gender, age group, and mean age, recovered and deceased were recorded and analyzed statistically. Up to 434 positive cases, 196 males and 238 females with age range were (≤ 20 – ≥ 70 years) were included. The highest infection was among the age group (60 – 69 years) in both gender recorded 25.5% among males and 23.5% among females (P = 0.055). The total number of recovered patients was 347, the highest percentage recorded 24.8% among the age group (40 – 49 years) meanwhile; 57 patients were deceased recorded 28.1% among the age group (60 – 69 years) (P = 0.051). The highest COVID 19 recovered cases distributed according to gender were 53.0% among females. Meanwhile; the highest deceased patients were males recorded 54.4% (P = 0.299). The evaluation revealed an immense need to power the quarantine medical institution for managing the flood of confirmed COVID-19 patients among the elderly who suffered from chronic lung diseases complications including pneumonia and acute respiratory failure.

Keyphrases: age, COVID-19, gender, Iraq

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  author = {Maysaa Al-Malkey and Sinai W. Mohammed and Hanan J. Nayyef and Faheema J. Abo Al-Hur and Fadhaa O. Sameer},
  title = {Age and Gender Profile of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) in Quarantine Center in Baghdad, Iraq},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 10411},

  year = {EasyChair, 2023}}
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