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Community-Level Factors Associated with COVID-19 Cases and Testing Equity in King County, Washington

Seto, E., Min, E., Ingram, C., Cummings, B. J., Farquhar, S.

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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study assessed community factors associated with COVID-19 infection levels and testing rates at the US Census tract level in Seattle, King County, Washington. Through multivariate models, the study demonstrated disparities for communities of color within the county, for risk of exposure, transmission, and in testing rates. The results show a need for increased education, training, and disease control resources for communities with low socioeconomic status and vulnerable populations.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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People Experiencing Poverty

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