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Table 1 Univariate analysis of independent variables on mortality (30-day)

From: Prognostic value of neutrophile-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) levels for geriatric patients with COVID-19

Risk Factors
(On admission)
  Mortality P value
Yes No
Age years 73.14 ± 0.50 72.13 ± 0.59 p = 0.206
Gender Male (n, %)
Female (n, %)
5 (9%)
2 (5%)
51 (91%)
42 (95%)
p = 0.402
Hypertension Present (n, %)
Absent (n, %)
3 (17%)
4 (5%)
15 (83%)
78 (95%)
p = 0.09
Diabetes mellitus Present (n, %)
Absent (n, %)
3 (21%)
4 (5%)
11 (79%)
82 (95%)
p = 0.038*
CRP mg/L 210.66 ± 62.35 31.99 ± 5.97 p = 0.002*
Procalcitonin ug/L 1.02 ± 0.26 0.26 ± 0.18 p = 0.431
Ferritin ug/L 840.16 ± 251.25 214.07 ± 30.10 p = 0.055
Leukocyte count /mm3 10.971 ± 2.190 5917 ± 252 p = 0.005*
Neutrophile count /mm3 9268 ± 1563 3445 ± 224 p = 0.02*
Lymphocyte count /mm3 1250 ± 729 1768 ± 79 p = 0.135
Thrombocyte count /mm3 302.166 ± 29.568 268.264 ± 11.761 p = 0.458
NLR   15.24 ± 4.58 2.52 ± 0.26 p < 0.001*
TLR   552.82 ± 127.44 185.12 ± 13.65 p = 0.001*
LDH U/L 468.33 ± 49.26 254.36 ± 10.75 p = 0.001*
D-dimer mg/L 3.87 ± 0.7 1.43 ± 0.28 p = 0.086
SOFA   4.57 ± 1.36 0.6 ± 0.11 p = 0.001*
qSOFA   1.29 ± 0.47 0.06 ± 0.02 p = 0.002*
  1. *: p < 0.05