Published on in Vol 8, No 3 (2022): March

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/32831, first published .
Risk Factors of COVID-19 Critical Outcomes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Multicountry Retrospective Study

Risk Factors of COVID-19 Critical Outcomes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Multicountry Retrospective Study

Risk Factors of COVID-19 Critical Outcomes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Multicountry Retrospective Study

Faris Lami 1, PhD;  Maisa Elfadul 2, MD;  Hiba Rashak 3, MSc;  Mohannad Al Nsour 4, MSc, MD, PhD;  Hashaam Akhtar 5, PhD;  Yousef Khader 6, ScD;  Ahmed M Hussein 7, MPH;  Mariam Naciri 8, PhD;  Sahar Samy 9, MSc;  Yasser Ghaleb 10, MSc;  Hana Taha 11, PhD;  Alaa Hussein 12, MBChB;  Nameer A Ali 13, MBChB;  Raheem Hussein 13, MBChB;  Aamer Ikram 14, PhD;  Fazal ur Rahman 15, MAE;  Mohammad Mujeeb Khan 16, PhD;  Reema Adam 17, MAE;  Abdulrazaq Yusuf Ahmed 18, MD;  Salma Afifi 19, MPH

1 Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of Baghdad , Baghdad , IQ

2 Public and Tropical Health programs, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Khartoum , SD

3 Ministry of Health, Directorate of Public Health , Baghdad , IQ

4 The Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network, Global Health Development , Amman , JO

5 Yusra Medical and Dental Collage, Yusra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Islamabad , PK

6 Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Amman , JO

7 Public Health Department, Somali International University , Magadishu , SO

8 Research Center Biotechnology, Biodiversity and Environment, Laboratory of Biodiversity, Ecology and Genome, Biology Department, Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University, Rabat , MA

9 Communicable Disease Control Department - Preventive Sector, Ministry of Health and Population , Cairo , EG

10 Yemen Field Epidemiology Training Program, Ministry of Public Health and Population , Sana’a , YE

11 Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The Hashemite University, Zarqa , JO

12 Public Health Department, Ministry of Health, Babel Health Directorate, Babel , IQ

13 Public Health Department, Ministry of Health, Al-Rusafa Health Directorate, Baghdad , IQ

14 National Institute of Health , Islamabad , PK

15 Medical Unit 1 Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi Medical University , Rawalpindi , PK

16 Infectious Diseases Department, Rawalpindi Medical University , Rawalpindi , PK

17 Federal Ministry of Health, Directorate of Emergency and Humantarian Actions , Khartoum , SD

18 Minstry of Health, Demartino Hospital , Mogadishu , SO

19 Ministry of Health and Population , Cairo , EG

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