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Table 4 Characteristics of the study population according to the composite admission to ICU/mortality outcome

From: Epicardial adipose tissue and severe Coronavirus Disease 19

  No admission to ICU or death Admission to ICU or death p
n = 86 n = 14
Age (years) 60.9 ± 16.1 67.2 ± 16.1 0.23
Sex (male) 51 (59.3) 12 (85.7) 0.06
Ethnicity 0.74
 Caucasian 27 (31) 5 (36)  
 Arabic 13 (15) 1 (7)  
 Afro-Caribbean 28 (33) 6 (43)  
 Asian 12 (14) 2 (14)  
 Other 6 (7) 0 (0)  
Body mass index (kg/m2) 29.0 ± 6.4 28.4 ± 5.4 0.68
Waist circumference (cm) 105.0 ± 16.8 107.5 ± 11.6 0.41
Comorbidities
 Obesity 43(50) 4(28.6) 0.28
 Hypertension 43(50) 11(78.6) 0.047
 Diabetes 36(41.9) 6(42.9) 0.94
 Cardiovascular disease 15(17.7) 2(14.3) 0.76
 Lung disease 3(3.7) 2(14.3) 0.10
Biological parameters
 White cells (*103/µl) 7.0 ± 2.8 7.8 ± 2.7 0.22
 C reactive protein (mg/dl) 77.5 ± 82.5 111.7 ± 100.3 0.24
 Procalcitonin (µg/l) 0.4 ± 1.5 2.0 ± 4.6 0.13
 Ferritinemia (ng/ml) 883 ± 854 2386 ± 4938 0.06
 d-Dimers (ng/ml) 1541 ± 2353 2150 ± 2364 0.13
 Albuminemia (g/l) 33.5 ± 5.0 32.6 ± 5.2 0.58
Radiological parameters
≥ 25% lung involvement 10 (11.8) 8 (57.1) 0.000
 EAT volume (cm3) 108 ± 47 153 ± 67 0.015
  1. p-values < 0.05 are identified in bold case