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Table 5 Correlation between participant’s characteristics and comorbidities with length of stay and severity of the disease

From: Clinical manifestations, complications, and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 in Sudan: a multicenter observational study

Variables Correlation
Length of in-hospital stay Severity of the disease
R P-value R P-value
Age −0.012 0.866 0.497  < 0.001
Gender −0.039 0.581 −0.078 0.407
Comorbidities
 Diabetes −0.052 0.46 0.224 0.016
 Hypertension 0.059 0.407 0.373  < 0.001
 Asthma −0.083 0.243 −0.069 0.485
 Pulmonary TB 0.036 0.612 0.004 0.963
 Cardiovascular disease 0.081 0.254 0.288 0.002
 Chronic kidney disease −0.071 0.317 0.147 0.109
 Chronic liver disease 0.002 0.979 0.147 0.115
 Cerebrovascular disease −0.142 0.044 0.258 0.005
 Smoking −0.09 0.206 −0.325  < 0.001
 Alcohol −0.035 0.618
  1. Bold values mean these varibles were statistically significant