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Volume 27, Number 5—May 2021

Symptom Diary–Based Analysis of Disease Course among Patients with Mild Coronavirus Disease, Germany, 2020

Patricia Nicole Wiegele1, Iyad Kabar1, Laura Kerschke, Christopher Froemmel, Anna Hüsing-Kabar, Hartmut Schmidt, Elena Vorona, Richard Vollenberg, and Phil-Robin TepasseComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University Hospital Muenster Department of Medicine B for Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology, and Clinical Infectiology, Muenster, Germany (P.N. Wiegele, I. Kabar, C. Froemmel, A. Hüsing-Kabar, H. Schmidt, E. Vorona, R. Vollenberg, P.-R. Tepasse); University of Muenster Institute of Biostatistics and Clinical Research, Muenster (L. Kerschke)

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Table 3

Factors associated with severe COVID-19 symptom intensity within 20 days of symptom onset among 313 COVID-19 patients participating in a symptom diary–based analysis of COVID-19 disease course, Germany, 2020*

Symptom Age
OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value
Loss of taste 0.977 (0.95–1.01) 0.117 2.796 (1.35–5.88) 0.006 0.965 (0.89–1.05) 0.385
Loss of smell 0.968 (0.95–0.99) 0.004 2.694 (1.53–4.78) 0.001 1.000 (0.93–1.08) 0.989

*BMI, body mass index; COVID-19, coronavirus disease; OR, odds ratio..

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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