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ob0003cd2.1 | Case Discussions 2 | OU2021

Contribution of BMI to ethnic disparities in outcomes following hospitalisation for COVID-19

Badawy Layla , Crane James , Sparks Rachel , Quinn Mark , Whyte Martin , McGowan Barbara

Background: Ethnicity and obesity have been recently established as risk factors for adverse coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) outcomes. The prevalence of obesity differs across ethnic groups. Thus, previously reported ethnic differences in COVID-19 outcomes may be due to underlying variations in BMI.Aims: To investigate the association between ethnicity and in-hospital mortality in COVID-19, and the effect of BMI. The secondary aim was to investigate th...