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Covid-19 in santiago de cuba province from an implicative statistical analysis
Revista Cubana de Salud Publica ; 46, 2020.
Article in Spanish | Scopus | ID: covidwho-1196245
ABSTRACT

Objective:

To describe the behaviour of COVID-19 confirmed cases from Santiago de Cuba province between March and April, 2020.

Methods:

It was carried out a cross-sectional, observational descriptive study taking as studied population 49 COVID-19 positive cases in Santiago de Cuba province between March and April, 2020. There were selected clinic and epidemiologic variables. As statistical technique it was applied the implicative statistical analysis with its three forms similarity, cohesive, and implicative.

Results:

It was obtained a set of all the relations among the studied variables in a graphic way, being highlighted the differences among both sexes since the females were related to the asymptomatic category and the males to symptomatic, seriously ill and deceased categories;while older adults were related with the higher amount of personal pathological background and the deceased ones, and young adults were related to the backgrounds and respiratory system’s symptoms.

Conclusions:

This study allows to visualize, as a distinctive feature of COVID-19 cases´ behaviour in Santiago de Cuba province, that the highest risk sub-group is the one of male 2 older adults with underlying diseases, mainly arterial hypertension, which is similar to what is happening in other regions of the world. © 2020, Editorial Ciencias Medicas. All rights reserved.
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Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: Scopus Type of study: Observational study / Prognostic study / Randomized controlled trials Country/Region as subject: Cuba Language: Spanish Journal: Revista Cubana de Salud Publica Year: 2020 Document Type: Article

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Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: Scopus Type of study: Observational study / Prognostic study / Randomized controlled trials Country/Region as subject: Cuba Language: Spanish Journal: Revista Cubana de Salud Publica Year: 2020 Document Type: Article