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Table 1 Description of Dependent and Independent Variables

From: Effect of comorbidities and risk conditions on death from COVID-19 in migrants in Mexico

Variables Explanation Values
Dependent variable
 Migrant’s death Indicates whether or not the patient died from COVID-19. 1 = Death
0 = Otherwise
Independent variables
 Nationality group Identifies the migrant’s region of origin 1 = Central America
2 = South America
3 = Caribbean region
4 = Other
 Hypertension Identifies whether the patient has a diagnosis of hypertension. 1 = Has hypertension
0 = Otherwise
 Cardiovascular Identifies whether the patient has a diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. 1 = Cardiovascular conditions
0 = Otherwise
 Obesity Identifies whether the patient has a diagnosis of obesity. 1 = If obese
0 = Otherwise
 Diabetes Identifies whether the patient has a diagnosis of diabetes. 1 = Has diabetes
0 = Otherwise
 Immunosuppression Identifies whether the patient is immunosuppressed. 1 = Immunosuppressed
0 = Otherwise
 Pneumonia Identifies whether the patient was diagnosed with pneumonia. 1 = If pneumonia is present
0 = Otherwise
 Asthma Identifies whether the patient has a diagnosis of asthma. 1 = Holds asthma
0 = Otherwise
 COPD Identifies whether the patient has a diagnosis of COPD 1 = With a diagnosis of COPD
0 = Otherwise
 Sex Biological distinction that classifies people into men or women. 1 = Female
0 = Man
 Age Identifies the patient’s age Continuous variable
 Smoking Identifies if the patient has a smoking habit 1 = Has a smoking habit
0 = Otherwise
 Days elapsed It is the difference between the date of appearance of the symptoms and the confirmation of having COVID-19 through a test. Continuous variable
 HCMP Identifies the type of care the patient received on the medical unit. It is labeled as outpatient if he/she returned home or is labeled as hospitalized if he/she was admitted to the hospital. 1 = If the case is ambulatory
0 = If the patient is hospitalized
 Intensive Care Unit Identifies whether the patient required admission to an Intensive Care Unit. 1 = Admitted to ICU
0 = Otherwise
 Intubated Identifies if the patient required intubation or not. 1 = Intubated patient
0 = Otherwise
  1. Source. Author’s elaboration