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COVID-19-Related State-Wise Racial and Ethnic Disparities Across the USA: An Observational Study Based on Publicly Available Data From the COVID Tracking Project

Xian, Z., Saxena, A., Javed, Z., Jordan, J. E., Alkarawi, S., Khan, S.U., Shah, K., Vahidy, S.F., Nasir, K., Dubey, P.

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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study details a national, state-level analysis of COVID-19 infection and mortality disparities between ethnic and racial subgroups using data from the COVID Tracking Project. Results found significantly higher rates of COVID-19 infections among Hispanic and African American populations. A choropleth map of disparities in the United States was produced as part of the study.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx

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