Table 2

Risks of death for COVID-19 by some socioeconomic conditions in Colombia up to and including 26 October 2020

Socioeconomic conditionHR (95% CI)P value
Sex (female as reference)1.59 (1.53 to 1.65)<0.001
Age groups (0–5 years as reference)
 6–11 years0.42 (0.22 to 0.81)0.009
 12–26 years1.16 (0.81 to 1.67)0.414
 27–45 years5.67 (4.00 to 8.04)<0.001
 46–59 years33.70 (23.59 to 48.14)<0.001
 60 years or more214.31 (148.64 to 309.01)<0.001
Ethnicity (white/mestizo as reference)
 Indigenous1.27 (1.13 to 1.43)<0.001
 Gipsy-Roman1.56 (0.39 to 6.25)0.530
 Raizal0.00 (0.00 to 3.44)0.913
 African-Colombian1.01 (0.96 to 1.08)0.613
Area of residence (urban as reference)
 Semirural (village)0.88 (0.82 to 0.93)<0.001
 Sparse rural0.83 (0.76 to 0.91)<0.001
 Unknown area0.14 (0.12 to 0.16)<0.001
Type of health insurance regime (contributory regime as reference)
 Subsidised1.97 (1.89 to 2.04)<0.001
 Special1.29 (1.17 to 1.41)<0.001
 Exception1.37 (1.29 to 1.45)<0.001
 Uninsured1.34 (1.21 to 1.48)<0.001
 Unknown or pending insurance1.22 (1.07 to 1.39)0.002
 Non-registered insurance2.57 (2.41 to 2.73)<0.001
Socioeconomic strata (high SES as reference)
 Very low1.73 (1.48 to 2.04)<0.001
 Low1.61 (1.38 to 1.87)<0.001
 Middle low1.34 (1.16 to 1.56)<0.001
 Middle1.16 (0.99 to 1.36)0.059
 Middle high0.94 (0.79 to 1.13)0.531
 Unknown1.54 (1.30 to 1.83)<0.001
  • SES, socioeconomic status.