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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of first 54 persons with SARS-CoV-2 infection admitted to hospitals in Uganda

From: Early cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Uganda: epidemiology and lessons learned from risk-based testing approaches – March-April 2020

Characteristic Total (N = 54) %
n
Agea category
 0–9 Years 4 7
 10–19 Years 4 7
 20–29 Years 11 20
 30–39 Years 18 33
 40–49 Years 6 11
 50–59 Years 6 11
 60 years & above 8 15
Male Sex 34 63
 Ugandan 39 91
 Chinese 2 4
 Congolese 1 2
 Canadian 1 2
Resident in Uganda 51 95
Occupation  
 Business 19 35
 Employed/civil servant 6 11
 Transporter 3 6
 Farmer 2 4
 Student 1 2
 Others 6 11
 Not disclosed 17 31
Marital status
 Single 25 46
 Married/Living with partner 29 54
Contact with confirmed COVID-19 case 17 32
International travel history (Imported cases) 45 83
 United Arab Emirates 18 40
 United Kingdom 14 31
 Turkey 2 4
 USA 2 4
 Other countriesb 9 20
  1. a Mean (SD) age of 35 (±15.9) years
  2. bOne person each traveled to Canada, China, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Germany, and The Netherlands