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Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Among Older Adults Presenting to the Geriatric Emergency Department

Shadyab, A.H., Toila, V.M., Brennan, J.J., Chan, T.C., Castillo, E.M.

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Peer Review Study

Data Collection and Analysis
Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study uses electronic medical records to categorize ethnic differences in clinical presentation and outcomes from COVID-19 among older adults. The data showed no difference in outcomes, hospitalizations, or death between older Hispanic adults and non-Hispanic patients with COVID-19.

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Outcomes of Interest

Advancing Racial Equity

Priority Population(s)

Adults Aged 65 and Older, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx

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