COVID-19 inpatient mortality in Brazil from 2020 to 2022

Published: 7 September 2023| Version 3 | DOI: 10.17632/d6cf479msc.3
Margareth Portela


These data, and the SAS program developed by Margareth Crisóstomo Portela, were employed in the analyses presented in the paper "COVID-19 inpatient mortality in Brazil from 2020 to 2022: a cross-sectional overview study based on secondary data". The data were obtained form public sites of the Brazilian Ministry of Health and the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). The main data source in the study is the SIVEP-Gripe, which comprises prospectively collected data on severe acute respiratory illness records. The SIVEP-Gripe data were accessed on the website The data for 2020 were downloaded on May 16, 2022, while the data for 2021 and 2022 were downloaded on January 24, 2023. The National Record of Health Establishments (CNES) provides comprehensive information about the healthcare units. The file "hospitais_SUS" was generated from the SUS Hospitalization Information System (SIH-SUS) to identify hospitals that had COVID-19 hospitalizations covered by the SUS ( The municipalities' IDH data came from IBGE (


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