Table 1

Demography, organ involvement and mortality in a medical emergency during COVID-19 pandemic

VariablesPre-lockdown (n=8965)Lockdown (n=2310)Post-lockdown (n=1416)P value
Age in years*50.5 (17.4)49.9 (17.2)49.2 (16.6)0.014
Sex (male)5745 (64.1)1466 (63.5)927 (65.5)0.46
Organ system involved0.0001
 Nervous system1777 (19.8)393 (17)206 (14.5)
 Cardiovascular system1443 (16.1)555 (24)381 (26.9)
 Gastrointestinal system1504 (16.8)293 (12.7)196 (13.8)
 Renal system715 (8)173 (7.5)103 (7.3)
 Respiratory system768 (8.6)113 (4.9)92 (6.5)
 Haematological system269 (3)57 (2.5)44 (3.1)
 Toxicological emergencies147 (1.6)63 (2.7)48 (3.4)
 Endocrine system189 (2.1)33 (1.4)14 (1)
 Multisystem involvement1807 (20.2)539 (23.3)266 (18.8)
 Miscellaneous diseases346 (3.9)91 (3.9)66 (4.6)
Mortality1206 (13.5)260 (11.3)212 (15.0)0.0025
  • Pre-lockdown: January–March 2020; lockdown: April–May 2020; post-lockdown: June 2020. The parameters are presented as *mean (SD) and as numbers (%).