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Table 2 Summary of studies included in the meta-analysis

From: Meta-analysis and systematic literature review of COVID-19 associated bradycardia as a predictor of mortality

Study Country of study Definition of bradycardia Patients analyzed in the study Patients that had bradycardia Patients without bradycardia Number that died in bradycardia group Number that died in non-bradycardia group
Chalkias et al. [16] Greece Heart rate ≤ 60 BPM on continuous heart rate monitoring Consecutive patients requiring ICU admission 64 17 52 9
Kumar et al. [11] USA Heart rate < 60 BPM on two separate occasions, a minimum of 4 h apart, on continuous cardiac monitoring All consecutive COVID-19 patients admitted during the study period 262 791 46 151
Antwi-Amoabeng et al. [10] USA Bradycardia on cardiologist-confirmed ECG report All consecutive COVID-19 patients admitted during the study period 13 173 1 31
  1. BPM: beats per minute, ICU: intensive care unit, ECG: electrocardiogram