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We reviewed findings of clinical, epidemiologic, and environmental investigations for 288 confirmed case-patients with Legionnaires' disease reported in Hong Kong, China, during January 2005-December 2015. We found that chronic renal failure/impairment (adjusted odds ratio [aOR] 4.09), chronic pulmonary diseases (aOR 3.22), malignancy (aOR 3.04), and heart diseases (aOR 2.15) were independently associated with a higher risk for severe Legionnaires' disease. However, patients with hyperlipidemiadoi:10.3201/eid2608.191244 pmid:32687025 fatcat:vk3luvcsorbunbs6euj5rdoska