Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

COVID-19 Amplifiers on Health Inequity Among the Older Populations

Lee, S.

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Peer Review Study

Organizational Change/ Development
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Outside U.S.

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This study focuses on the health inequalities experienced by older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study identifies six types of inequality amplifiers experienced by this population: 1) expansion of riskscape, 2) reduction of social ties, 3) uncertainty of future, 4) losing trust in institutions, 5) coping with new knowledge, and 6) straining on public spending.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Adults Aged 65 and Older

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