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Table 1 Factors pre-disposing a specific Race/Ethnicity for increased risk of coagulopathy

From: Coagulopathy associated with COVID-19 – Perspectives & Preventive strategies using a biological response modifier Glucan

S.No Race/Ethnicity Factor V Leiden andprothrombin gene polymorphism [32, 33] Non-O Blood Group [32, 34] Lower Protein C levels [32, 35, 36] High levels of Procoagulant proteins FVIII andvon Willebrand factor [32, 37] Elevated levels of D-Dimer [32, 38] Undergoing surgery [32, 39] Obesity [32, 40]
1 Caucasians/Europeans High prevalence High prevalence High prevalence   High prevalence   
2 Afro-Americans Intermediate prevalence    High prevalence   High prevalence High prevalence
3 Hispanics      Intermediate prevalence   High prevalence
4 Africans        
5 Asians Low prevalence   High prevalence (Japanese, Taiwanese and Thai)    Low prevalence