Table 1:

Characteristics of patients enrolled in the [email protected] program

CharacteristicNo. (%) of patients*
n = 97
Age, yr
 Median (IQR)41 (31–58)
 < 181 (1)
 > 6017 (17)
Sex, female65 (67)
Had a primary care provider75 (77)
Comorbidities
 Patients with ≥ 1 comorbidities49 (51)
 Asthma11 (11)
 Autoimmune disorder or immunosuppressed6 (6)
 Congestive heart failure1 (1)
 Chronic kidney disease1 (1)
 Liver disease0 (0)
 COPD1 (1)
 Cardiovascular disease2 (2)
 Diabetes6 (6)
 Hypertension11 (11)
 Malignancy0 (0)
 Anxiety9 (9)
 Depression3 (3)
 Dyslipidemia10 (10)
 Other comorbidities22 (23)
Other factors
 Smoking5 (5)
 Pregnancy4 (4)
COVID-19 status
 Positive SARS-CoV-2 test88 (91)
 Probable case4 (4)
 COVID-19 negative§5 (5)
Identified risk factors for acquiring COVID-19
 Occupation55 (57)
  Long-term care home18 (19)
  Acute care9 (9)
  Shelter9 (9)
  Complex continuing care12 (12)
  Grocery store7 (7)
 Travel6 (6)
  • Note: COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COVID-19 = coronavirus disease 2019, IQR = interquartile range, SARS-CoV-2 = severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.

  • * Unless stated otherwise.

  • Any current use of tobacco cigarettes.

  • Self-identified by the patient.

  • § Testing for SARS-CoV-2 was negative, and symptoms were later attributed to other causes.