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Volume 27, Number 10—October 2021

Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Data Gaps for Coronavirus Disease Deaths, Tennessee, USA

John James ParkerComments to Author , Rany Octaria, Miranda D. Smith, Samantha J. Chao, Mary Beth Davis, Celia Goodson, Jon Warkentin, Denise Werner, and Mary-Margaret A. FillComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee, USA (J.J. Parker, R. Octaria, M.D. Smith, S.J. Chao, M.B. Davis, C. Goodson, J. Warkentin, D. Werner, M.-M.A. Fill); Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville (J.J. Parker)

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Table 2

Case-fatality rate stratified by race and age for characteristics, comorbidities, and data gaps for coronavirus disease deaths, Tennessee, USA

Characteristic White, non-Hispanic, n = 46,677 Black, non-Hispanic, n = 16,669 Hispanic, n = 17,084
Mean age, y (interquartile range)
40 (25‒57)
37 (25‒52)
32 (21‒45)
Age group, y, case-fatality rate, no. (%)* 896 (1.9) 428 (2.6) 84 (0.5)
21‒64† 145 (0.4) 140 (1.1) 42 (0.3)
65‒80 344 (5.9) 176 (12.1) 31 (9.0)
>81 406 (19.6) 112 (28.6) 10 (18.2)

*There was 1 death for a White patient (<1–21 year age group) and 1 death for a Hispanic patient (<1–21 year age group). †Cell percent is the case-fatality percentage for that age and race group.

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