Knowledge | COVID-19 has affected greater share of males in India, distinction comparatively lesser in different nations

Knowledge from April 6 confirmed {that a} considerably excessive share of males in India examined optimistic for COVID-19 in comparison with different nations. Since then, gender-wise pan-India information haven’t been obtainable. Nevertheless, information from seven States which offer gender-wise cut up of the contaminated present that the pattern nonetheless holds good in Might, although the distinction has narrowed down.

One month in the past

In India, as of April 6, 76% of sufferers have been male – the best share among the many nations which launched gender-wise information. Pakistan had an identical ratio.

What was the share of men and women who examined optimistic as of April in numerous nations

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picture/svg+xmlInstances (% feminine)Instances (% Male)60555045403530252035404550556065707580South KoreaPortugalBelgiumRomaniaAustraliaJapanPakistanPeruIranThailandIndiaAlthough over 55% of theinstances in South Korea,Portugal, Romania andBelgium have been girls, thegender-wise distinctionin these nations wasnarrower in comparison with IndiaIndia & Pakistanhave been among the manynations withlow testing chargesas effectively


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Current information

In Might, information present that 64%* of sufferers have been male in India – second solely to Pakistan. The share of males who examined optimistic decreased in Might in comparison with April.

What was the share of men and women who examined optimistic as of Might in numerous nations

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picture/svg+xml3035404550556065707580Male %20253035404550556065Feminine %Instances (% feminine)Instances (% Male)656055504540353025203530404550556065707580IndiaThe NetherlandsBelgiumPortugalSwitzerlandItalySpainPakistanPeruIranSouth Korea*Knowledge for India forMight have been collatedfrom seven States– Maharashtra,T.N., Telangana,Karnataka, Bihar,Odisha andJharkhandSouth Korea, Portugaland Belgium proceed toreport a better share ofcontaminated females, however thedistinction remains to be not asexcessive in India


State Knowledge

Among the many States which have reported gender information, the distinction between the variety of female and male sufferers is the best in Jharkhand. The desk lists gender-wise % of instances.

State clever cut up

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picture/svg+xmlStateMale (%)Feminine (%)Maharashtra6238Tamil Nadu6832Telangana6633Karnataka6436Bihar5842Odisha6436Jharkhand7525


Principally middle-aged

Practically 40% of sufferers have been aged between 21 and 40 in Maharashtra, which accounts for a bulk of India’s instances. Near 12% have been over 60.

Age clever cut up

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