Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths in Colombia up to and including 26 October 2020

CharacteristicTotal confirmed cases alive
(N=1 002 653)
(n, % for rows)
Total confirmed deaths
(N=30 565)
(n, % for rows)
Total confirmed cases
(N=1 033 218)
(n, % for columns)
Sex
 Male500 820 (96.23)19 613 (3.77)520 433 (50.37)
 Female501 833 (97.86)10 952 (2.14)512 785 (49.63)
Age groups
 0–5 years20 892 (99.82)38 (0.18)20 930 (2.03)
 6–11 years23 391 (99.95)12 (0.05)23 403 (2.27)
 12–26 years203 475 (99.54)231 (0.11)203 706 (19.72)
 27–45 years430 375 (99.54)2000 (0.46)432 375 (41.85)
 46–59 years193 142 (97.48)5000 (2.52)198 142 (19.18)
 60 years or more131 378 (84.95)23 284 (15.05)154 662 (14.97)
Ethnicity
 White, mestizo, other942 712 (97.08)28 366 (2.92)971 078 (93.99)
 African-Colombian37 883 (96.38)1421 (3.62)39 304 (3.80)
 Indigenous22 011 (96.59)776 (3.41)22 787 (2.21)
 Gipsy-Roman34 (94.44)2 (5.56)36 (0.00)
 Raizal13 (100.00)0 (0.00)13 (0.00)
Area of residence
 Urban861 071 (96.87)27 844 (3.13)888 915 (86.03)
 Semirural (village)44 586 (97.18)1296 (2.82)45 882 (4.44)
 Sparse rural25 002 (96.19)991 (3.81)25 993 (2.52)
 Unknown area71 994 (99.40)434 (0.60)72 428 (7.01)
Type of health insurance regime
 Contributory646 670 (97.97)13 415 (2.03)660 085 (63.89)
 Subsidised146 290 (92.86)11 250 (7.14)157 540 (15.25)
 Special16 306 (97.24)463 (2.76)16 769 (1.62)
 Exception47 490 (97.44)1247 (2.56)48 737 (4.72)
 Uninsured18 447 (97.49)474 (2.51)18 921 (1.83)
 Unknown or pending insurance10 115 (97.41)269 (2.59)10 384 (1.01)
 Non-registered insurance117 335 (91.15)3447 (2.85)120 782 (11.69)
Socioeconomic strata
 1 very low183 857 (95.51)8 644 (4.49)192 501 (18.63)
 2 low366 446 (96.80)12 113 (3.20)378 559 (36.64)
 3 middle low200 213 (97.43)5 276 (2.57)205 489 (19.89)
 4 middle35 339 (97.47)918 (2.53)36 257 (3.51)
 5 middle high11 857 (97.61)290 (2.39)12 147 (1.18)
 6 high6126 (96.73)207 (3.27)6333 (0.61)
 Non-registered strata198 815 (98.46)3117 (1.54)201 932 (19.54)