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Table 2 Patient, caregiver, and healthy volunteer demographics and characteristics

From: Development of a novel patient-reported outcome measure to assess signs and symptoms of COVID-19

Patient, caregiver, and healthy volunteer demographics N = 31
Type of participant, n (%)
 Patient 24 (77.4)
 Healthy volunteer 4 (12.9)
 Caregivera 3 (9.7)
Gender, n (%)
 Female 19 (61.2)
 Male 12 (38.7)
Age, mean (range) 54.8 (23–76)
Race, n (%)
 Caucasian/white 24 (77.4)
 African American 4 (12.9)
 Mixed race 2 (6.5)
 Other 1 (3.2)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Hispanic 3 (9.7)
 Not Hispanic 28 (90.3)
Education, n (%)
 High school degree or GED 3 (9.7)
 Some college 9 (29.0)
 Associate degree 2 (6.5)
 College degree 7 (22.6)
 Postgraduate degree 10 (32.3)
Employment, n (%)
 Employed part-time 5 (16.1)
 Employed full-time 18 (58.1)
 Retired 7 (22.6)
 Other 1 (3.2)
Patient characteristics N = 24
Patient-reported COVID-19 overall disease severity, n (%)
 Mild 8 (33.3)
 Moderate 14 (58.3)
 Severe 2 (8.3)
Hospitalized due to COVID-19, n (%)
 Yes 6 (25.0)
 No 18 (75.0)
 Intubated 1 (4.2)
Prescribed medications for COVID-19, n (%)
 Hydroxychloroquine 4 (16.7)
 Outpatient antibiotics 3 (12.5)
 Oseltamivir 1 (4.2)
Pre-existing conditions, n (%)
 Obesity 4 (16.7)
 Asthma 4 (16.7)
 Hypertension 3 (12.5)
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 3 (12.5)
 Heart disease 2 (8.3)
 Type 1 diabetes 1 (4.2)
  1. aTwo of the caregivers were related to patients who participated in the study. Two caregivers also tested positive for SARS-CoV-2; although information regarding their symptoms was collected during the interviews, they are not included in the patient counts
  2. Abbreviations: GED general educational development, COVID-19 coronavirus disease 2019, SARS-CoV-2 severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2