Additional file 1.
Characteristics of SARS patients in Hong Kong, Beijing and Taiwan. The associated case-fatality ratios and adjusted odds ratios (95% confidence intervals) are also reported. CFR, case fatality ratio; AOR, adjusted odds ratio; CI, confidence interval. * Patients with unknown age, pre-existing comorbid conditions or admission date were excluded. † Adjusted for sex, age, health care worker status, preexisting comorbid conditions and nosocomial infection. ‡ Data on final outcome were not available for 12 patients in Taiwan and were excluded for analysis. § The estimates were not shown as there was not more than 2 deaths in these age groups out of a relatively large number of patients. || Based on the WHO World Standard Population distribution .
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Lau et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:50 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-50