Table 2

Multivariate analyses of factors associated with positive SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR

Clinical characteristicsOR 95% CIP value
Sex (M:F ratio)0.83 (0.42 to 1.66)0.6
Age >50 years1.45 (0.76 to 2.77)0.2
BMI ≥30 kg/m20.92 (0.62 to 1.63)0.8
Fever at onset1.38 (0.51 to 3.73)0.5
Anosmia at onset5.57 (3.02 to 10.23)<0.0001
Occupational profile
 Non-clinicalref
 At-risk non-patient facing1.57 (0.5 to 5.31)0.4
 Direct patient facing3.08 (1.09 to 8.78)0.03
Smoking statusref0.62
 Never smokers
 Former smokers0.83 (0.40 to 1.74)
Current smokers0.30 (0.15 to 0.62)<0.001
  • BMI, body mass index.