Risk Factors for Severe and Critical Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children.

Risk Factors for Severe and Critical Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children.

Publication date: Jan 18, 2024

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is generally mild in children; however, severe or critical cases may occur. In this nationwide study, we analyzed clinical manifestations in children diagnosed with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 to identify high-risk groups for severe or critical disease and compared the clinical features between the Delta- and Omicron-dominant periods. Data were retrieved from the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) database and merged with the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency-COVID-19-NHIS cohort, which includes information on COVID-19 cases and vaccination records. We included individuals aged

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Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH Coronavirus Disease 2019
disease VO Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
disease VO vaccination
disease MESH Long Covid

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