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Table 3 Scoring system to predict COVID-19 patients requiring ICU care (COVIC score)

From: Prediction of patients requiring intensive care for COVID-19: development and validation of an integer-based score using data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of South Korea

Variables Score
Age, years 18 to less than 30 0
30 to less than 40 1
40 to less than 50 3
50 to less than 60 4
60 to less than 70 6
≥ 70 7
Male sex 4
Initial body temperature on admission, °C < 37.0 0
37.0 to less than 37.5 1
37.5 to less than 38.0 2
38.0 to less than 39 3
≥ 39.0 4
Hemoptysis 7
Dyspnea 7
Chronic kidney disease 6
Activities of daily livinga 1—partially dependent 6
2—totally dependent 9
  1. aActivities of daily living score of 1 represents partially dependent and 2 represents totally dependent on others