Research Article
Volume 5 Issue 4 - 2021
Risk Factors Associated with Long-Term Hospitalization COVID-19 Patients in Hadhramout, Yemen 2020
Shouqi Abdullah Al-Akabari1, Maryam Hamed Baras2*, Eidha Ali Bin-Hameed3 and Tahani Aidroos Al-Afifi4
1Department of Diagnostic Medicine, Ministry of Public Health and Population and Molecular Biology Diagnostic Unit, Ministry of Public Health and Population, Hadhramout Coast, Yemen
2Biology Department, Faculty of Science, Hadhramout University and Molecular Biology Diagnostic Unit, Ministry of Public Health and Population, Hadhramout Coast, Yemen
3Biology Department, Faculty of Science, Hadhramout University and Health Science Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Science and Technology, Hadhramout, Yemen
4National Center for Public Health Laboratories - Hadhramout Branch, Ministry of Public Health and Population and Molecular Biology Diagnostic Unit, Ministry of Public Health and Population, Hadhramout coast, Yemen
*Corresponding Author: Maryam Hamed Baras, Biology Department, Faculty of Science, Hadhramout University and Molecular Biology Diagnostic Unit, Ministry of Public Health and Population, Hadhramout Coast, Yemen.
Received: February 26, 2021; Published: March 23, 2021


Objective: The different hospitalization durations of COVID-19 patients must be studied to understand the risk factors associated with long-term hospitalization. So, the clinical features may help to identify these potential risk factors.

Methodology: In this retrospective study. 60 patients who were symptomatic presentations of COVID-19 were included. We determined and evaluated the risk factors associated with long-term hospitalization COVID-19 patients during 7th April and 29th August 2020.

Results: In this retrospective study we enrolled 60 COVID-19 repeat cases visited corona isolation centers of Ibn sinna hospital and Dr. Rijad hospital. 30 (50%) were positive repeat cases and 30 (50%) were negative repeat cases. Age more than 60 years was significant independent risk factor for long-term hospitalization (P value = 0.008). However, the other studied risk factors like gender, fever, cough, sore throat, Pneumonia, shortness of breath, Rhinorrhea, Myalgia and comorbidities disease hadn't significant association. A multivariate regression analysis showed that COVID-19 patients which their ages more than 60 years are more likely to have long-term hospitalization by 1.458 than the other patients equal or less than 60 years.

Conclusion: In long-term hospitalization COVID-19 patients, age groups were the only significant independent risk factor with long-term hospitalization group in our study.

Recommendations: Older COVID-19 patients should have had as special care and monitoring because they are the most likely to have any progression in their cases leading to stay long duration in hospitals by 1.458 than younger patients.

Keywords: COVID-19; Infection; Long-Term Hospitalization; Risk Factors; SARS-CoV-2


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Citation: Maryam Hamed Baras., et al. “Risk Factors Associated with Long-Term Hospitalization COVID-19 Patients in Hadhramout, Yemen 2020”. EC Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 5.4 (2021): 64-70.

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