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Volume 9, Number 9—September 2003

Research

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: Clinical Outcome and Prognostic Correlates1

Ping Tim Tsui*Comments to Author , Man Leung Kwok*, Hon Yuen*, and Sik To Lai*
Author affiliations: *Princess Margaret Hospital, Hong Kong, China

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Table 2

Coexisting conditions in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome

Coexisting condition No. of patients
Hypertension
16
Diabetes mellitus
8
Chronic lung disease
6
Pregnancy
5
Neurologic disease
5
Renal disease
4
Cardiovascular disease
3
Immunologic disease
3
Malignancy 1

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1P.T. Tsui and M.L. Kwok were coprincipal investigators and responsible for data collection. Dr. Tsui wrote the manuscript. H. Yuen and S.T. Lai led and fine tuned the research from hypothesis generation to writing the paper.

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