Corona comorbidities

Corona Comorbidities

Posted on April 2, 2020

Currently, 90.6% of all COVID-19 related deaths in Cook County have at least one (1) underlying condition. 70.6% have at least two (2) or more.

ComorbidityCases%*
Hypertension1,36546.0%
Heart Disease1,28443.3%
Diabetes1,23341.6%
COPD51117.2%
Kidney Disease46815.8%
Dementia38613.0%
Obesity 2739.2%
Atrial fibrillation2689.0%
Hyperlipidemia2518.5%
Cancer1264.2%
All Others73124.7%
Thru 5/18/20
*Percentages relate to number of deaths with listed condition. Confirmed COVID-19 deaths and related comorbidities data can be found at the Cook County Medical Examiner website. CCME totals deaths may exceed IDPH totals as CCME is reviewing and updating older cases. Conformed deaths are recorded as “WITH” or “RELATED TO” COVID-19 not necessarily “BECAUSE OF” COVID-19.