Table 1

Relative risk (RR) with 95% CI for foreign-born women and men versus their Swedish-born references (ref 1.00) deceased in clinical COVID-19 having a positive PCR test (ICD-10 code of U07.1) or without a positive PCR test (ICD-10 code of U07.2), respectively

Death U07.1Death U07.2
SexAge (years)RR (95% CI)Age (years)RR (95% CI)
Female20–29 20–29
30–390.48 (0.10 to 2.24)30–39
40–491.72 (0.74 to 3.97)40–49
50–592.16 (1.29 to 3.62)*50–59
60–691.84 (1.33 to 2.55)**60–693.98 (1.22 to 13.05)*
70–791.78 (1.49 to 2.12)**70–791.28 (0.60 to 2.70)
80–881.61 (1.41 to 1.84)**80–881.33 (0.74 to 2.40)
Male20–290.47 (0.06 to 3.78)20–29
30–391.09 (0.37 to 3.20)30–39
40–493.53 (1.99 to 6.27)**40–49
50–594.48 (3.33 to 6.02)**50–590.64 (0.08 to 5.35)
60–692.92 (2.41 to 3.54)**60–693.11 (1.22 to 7.89)*
70–792.09 (1.84 to 2.39)**70–791.18 (0.56 to 2.48)
80–881.79 (1.58 to 2.02)**80–881.62 (0.87 to 3.00)
  • –means no cases.

  • *P<0.05, **p<0.001 (Fisher’s exact test).