For nursing home residents with COVID-19, the odds of 30-day mortality are increased with older age, male sex, and impaired cognitive and physical function, according to a study published online Jan. 4 in JAMA Internal Medicine. … identified risk factors for 30-day all-cause mortality among 5,256 nursing home residents with COVID-19-related symptoms and confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection at 351 U.S. nursing homes.