Comorbidity and Multiple Morbidity
New York State statistics continue to show that there are only a small percentage of people vulnerable to Covid-19. Over 89% have at least one pre-existing condition and over 85% were over the age of 60 (most likely 80% were at least 65 years of age). This chart's from 5/8/20. Deaths greatly increase based on age, high blood pressure (hypertension), diabetes, hyperlipidemia, dementia, coronary artery disease, renal disease, COPD, attrial fibrillation, cancer and stroke. You may see the breakdown, below.
- Hypertension: 54.79% of deaths had high blood pressure. Hypertension ranks the highest death toll among all health conditions, including age.
- Age: The greatest number of deaths were in the 70-79 age range at 26.30%.
- Diabetes: 36% of deaths had diabetes.
- Hyperlipidemia: 21.10% had hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol or an abnormally high concentration of fats or lipids in the blood).
- Dementia: 12.52% had dementia.
- Coronary Artery Disease: 11.81% suffered coronary artery disease (heart conditions; a condition where the major blood vessels supplying the heart are narrowed).
- Renal Disease: 10.64% suffered renal disease (Renal disease is a stage of kidney disease).
- COPD: 9.24% suffered COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).
- Atrial Fibrillation: 6.87% suffered atrial fibrillation (A disease of the heart characterized by irregular and often faster heartbeat).
- Cancer: 7.06% had cancer.
- Stroke: 6.65% suffered one or more strokes.
- Sum of Deaths: The total number of deaths recorded equals 36,783.
Coronavirus Record Chart
This Website includes a set of pages with Covid 19 virus maps, graphs, charts or diagrams. Most of the data covers Corona Virus New York with a special focus on Monroe County.
One graphic includes a CDC corona virus chart. Another graphic includes corona virus deaths.