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Excess Deaths Among Blacks and Latinx Compared to Whites During Covid-19

Laurencin, C.T., Wu, Z.H., McClinton, A., Grady, J.J., Walker, J.M.

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Peer Review Study

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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study analyzes mortality death rates in the state of Connecticut to determine the number of excess non-COVID-19 deaths for Black and Latino residents, as compared to White residents. The results demonstrate an excess in deaths in both Black and Latino communities.

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Outcomes of Interest

Advancing Racial Equity

Priority Population(s)

Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx

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