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Social and biological look at the clinical characteristics of cuban adults infected by SARS CoV2


  • Daysi Antonia Navarro Despaigne Endocrinologist
  • Annia Duany Navarro Psquiatra
  • Miguel Sarduy Nápoles Hospital Gónzalez Coro
  • Blanca Rosa Manzano Ovies Hospital Gónzalez Coro



SARS CoV2 virus, COVID19,menopause,gender,climacteric, social behavoir


Introduction: Initial reports of SARS CoV2 virus infections identified the male sex with the highest incidence and lethality and in women the pregnancy was particularized. Social isolation has an impact on men and women. In Cuba  persons with COVID19 disease have a similar distribution according sex, it would be necessary to identify what occurs in middle-aged women where the biological changes of menopause and the burden of their social work must influence the behavior of the disease.

Objective: To describe the incidence and lethality of adults with SARS - Cov2 infection with an emphasis on middle-aged women.

Subjects and methods: from the reports of Cuban Ministry of Health the total number of people aged between 20-50 years was extract, grouped into 20-39; 40-49; 50-59 years that according to the cycle llife of the woman  were considered reproductive years, years of transition to menopause and posmenopausal years. We calculated incidence rate and lethality according sex and age subgropus.

Results: Adults aged 20-59 years were the ones with the highest incidence among patients with active disease, with higher rate in women between 50-59 years. Mortalitty with higher in the male sex and in postmenopausal women. Alcoholism was present in the mortality in men aged 20-29 years.

Conclusions: It is necessary to visualize the influence between the biological changes associated with menopause and gender overload on the behavior of COVID19 in middle-aged women.


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