COVID-19 Hospitalization and Death by Age

COVID-19 Hospitalization and Death by Age
Updated Aug. 18, 2020

Rate ratios compared to 18-29 year olds

Rate ratios compared to 18-29 year olds
Hospitalization1 Death2
0-4 years 4x lower 9x lower
5-17 years 9x lower 16x lower
18-29 years Comparison Group Comparison Group
30-39 years 2x higher 4x higher
40-49 years 3x higher 10x higher
50-64 years 4x higher 30x higher
65-74 years 5x higher 90x higher
75-84 years 8x higher 220x higher
85+ years 13x higher 630x higher

Factors that increase community spread and individual risk

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Crowded Situations
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Close/physical contact
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Enclosed space
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Duration of exposure

Actions to reduce risk of COVID19

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Wearing a mask
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Social distancing
(6 ft goal)
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Hand hygiene
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Cleaning and disinfecting

1 Data source: COVID-NET (在桑迪飓风登陆新泽西Mantoloking之后的早晨,洪水包围了Mantoloking大桥附件的房屋。, accessed 08/06/20). Numbers are unadjusted rate ratios.

2 Data source: NCHS Provisional Death Counts (代表委员热议乡村振兴:盘活“人地钱”为乡村振兴添动力, accessed 08/06/20). Numbers are unadjusted rate ratios.

COVID-19 Hospitalization and Death by Age

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Last Updated Aug. 18, 2020