Additional file 2.

Characteristics of SARS patients in Hong Kong, Beijing and Taiwan (pooled data). 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. * Data on final outcome were not available for 12 patients in Taiwan and were excluded for analysis. Patients with unknown age, pre-existing comorbid conditions or admission date were excluded from multivariable logistic regression models. Adjusted for sex, age, health care worker status, preexisting comorbid conditions, nosocomial infection and region. 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