Additional file 5.

Factors affecting the onset-to-death and onset-to-discharge period of SARS patients in Hong Kong, Beijing and Taiwan. CI, confidence interval. * The acceleration factor is computed as exp(β). It indicates the relative increase (>1) or decrease (<1) in the median time from onset of symptoms to death or discharge. also adjusted for interaction between location with admission before symptom onset. also adjusted for interaction between location with health care worker and pre-existing comorbid conditions.

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