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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 [16].

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Lau et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-50