People infected with coronaviruses have higher risks of contracting the virus than the general population, a new study has found.
The study, published online today in JAMA Internal Medicine, analyzed data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
It found that the average age of people who contracted the virus was 50 years, with a median age of 71 years.
That means that the risk for contracting the coronaviral disease is higher for people with a higher average age than for the general public.
The researchers also found that people with lower average age were less likely to be in a high-risk group, such as those who were older than 65.
People with higher average ages were more likely to have a history of the virus.
The NHIS has long used an older age as a proxy for the risk that a person is infected with the virus, but that age is often inaccurate.
“Our study shows that this age group is actually more accurate than the median age,” study lead author J. Craig Venter, M.D., Ph.
D. of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, told Medscape Medical News.
The average age was based on data from 1999 to 2007.
The data was collected through the NHIS, a survey of Americans over the age of 18 that is used to compile the CDC’s National Survey of Family Growth.
The survey collects information on the number of households and people who live in each state, including the proportion of people in each household who are infected with COVID-19.
The scientists analyzed data for 2,814,811 people in the NHIs who were infected with either COVID or influenza.
The sample size was 9,094,958.
The age range ranged from ages 20 to 99, with people who were younger than age 20 more likely than those older than age 99 to have an infection.
People who were between 20 and 40 were most likely to contract COVID.
People 50 and older were more than twice as likely to become infected with influenza.
Older people also had lower rates of infection with COV-19, while younger people were more common in high-susceptibility groups, the researchers said.
In the group with a high infection rate, people were about three times as likely as people who had a low infection rate to develop COV.
Those with a low risk of COVID infection had lower infection rates compared to those who had the highest infection rate.
However, the higher rates of the high-and-low groups, compared to the middle- and low-risk groups, were not statistically significant.
The new study was conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo, University of California, San Francisco, University at Albany, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
The work was supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and other federal, state, and local agencies.
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