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Table 2 Initial presenting symptoms and comorbidities of COVID-19 patients

From: Initial presenting symptoms, comorbidities and severity of COVID-19 patients during the second wave of epidemic in Myanmar

Variables Frequency (%)
Initial presenting symptom (n = 222)
 Asymptomatic 41 (18.5)
 Symptomatic 181 (81.5)
Presenting symptoms (n = 181, multiple response)
 Fever 98 (54.1)
 Loss of smell 91 (50.3)
 Cough 56 (30.9)
 Muscle ache 53 (29.3)
 Headache 52 (28.7)
 Malaise 41 (22.7)
 Dyspnea 40 (22.1)
 Sneezing 37 (20.4)
 Loss of taste 29 (16.0)
 Sore throat 27 (14.9)
 Chill 22 (12.2)
 Diarrhea 22 (12.2)
 Nausea and vomiting 14 (7.7)
Comorbidity (n = 222)
 No 138 (62.2)
 Yes 84 (37.8)
Comorbid diseases (n = 84, multiple response)
 Hypertension 49 (58.3)
 Diabetes mellitus 25 (29.8)
 Heart disease 22 (26.2)
 Hematological disease 10 (11.9)
 Stroke 4 (4.8)
 Chronic lungs disease 4 (4.8)
 Hepatitis B virus infection 3 (3.6)
 Hepatitis C virus infection 2 (2.4)
 Cirrhosis of liver 1 (1.2)
 Cancer 1 (1.2)