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Table 2 Characteristics of the migrant population with COVID-19 (N = 2126)

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

Dichotomous Variables Yes No
Migrant death 3.7% 96.3%
Hypertension 10.1% 89.9%
Cardiovascular 1.3% 98.7%
Obesity 7.9% 92.1%
Diabetes 5.3% 94.7%
Immunosuppression 0.9% 99.1%
Pneumonia 11.7% 88.3%
Asthma 3.5% 96.5%
COPD 0.8% 99.2%
Smoking 7.5% 92.5%
ICU a 19.4% 80.6%
Intubated a 13.4% 86.6%
Categorical Variables Values %
Nationality groups Central America 31.8%
South America 32.4%
Caribbean Region 6.9%
Other countries 28.9%
Days elapsed Mean 3.8
HCMP Hospitalized 15.1%
Ambulatory 84.9%
Sex Male 58.9%
Female 41.1%
Interval Variables
 Age Mean 36.65
Range 6–74
  1. a Percentage as proportion of hospitalized patients
  2. Source. Author’s elaboration, from the MMH (2021c)