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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Clinical outcomes of zinc therapy for hospitalized coronavirus disease 2019 patients

No. Study Mortality, n (%) Discharged at home, n (%) ICU1 admission, n (%) Mechanical ventilation, n (%) Duration of mechanical ventilation, days2 Length of hospital stay, days2






Zinc Control Zinc Control Zinc Control Zinc Control Zinc Control Zinc Control
1 Jasper Seth Yao et al. 2020 73 (37.2) 21 (45.7) 75 (38.3) 17 (37.0) 58 (29.6) 7 (15.2) - - - - - -
2 Jennifer A Frontera et al. 2020 121 (12) * 424 (17) * 715 (72) * 1623 (67) * - - 162 (16)] 360 (15) 7.4 [1.4-19.7] 4.1 [1.2-8.9] 6.8 [4.0-11.0 4.9 [2.8-8.4]
3 Philip M Carlucci et al. 2020 54 (13.1) * 119 (22.8) * 317 (77.1) * 356 (68.3) * 38 (9.2) * 82 (15.7) * 29 (7.1) * 62 (11.9) * 5 [3-8] 5 [3-9] 6 [4-9] 6 [3-9]
4 Sherief Abd-Elsalam et al. 2020 5 (5.2) 5 (5.3) - - - - 4 (4.2) 6 (6.3) - - 13.51 ± 5.34 14.01 ± 6.26

* p<0.05

1 ICU: Intensive care unit, 2presented as median [Interquartile Range] or mean±standard deviation

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