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Table 4 Multivariate linear regression analysis for variables predicting prolonged days of viral clearance 14 days after symptom onset

From: Factors associated with prolonged duration of viral clearance in non-severe SARS-CoV-2 patients in Osaka, Japan

  All patients (n = 622a) Hospitalized patients (n = 359c) Non-hospitalized patients (n = 257)
Variables Adjustedb Adjustedc, d Adjustede
  β coefficient p value β coefficient p value β coefficient p value
Men 0.22 0.76 − 1.53 0.08 2.54 0.01
Age: 10 years old increment 0.04 0.87 0.44 0.08 − 0.56 0.15
Number of comorbidities
 0 ref. ref. ref.
 1 3.15 0.001 2.98 0.01 2.43 0.15
 2+ 4.17 0.002 4.76 0.001 4.74 0.17
Recuperation at hospitala − 2.44 0.002
Duration from illness onset to admissiond 0.6 < 0.001
  1. aOne (0.2%) case of all patients had missing data on location of recuperation. (n = 622)
  2. bMultiple linear regression adjusted for sex, age, number of comorbidities, and location of recuperation
  3. cSix (1.6%) cases of hospitalized patients had missing data on date of admission. (n = 359)
  4. dMultiple linear regression adjusted for sex, age, number of comorbidities, and duration from illness onset to admission
  5. eMultiple linear regression adjusted for sex, age and number of comorbidities