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.

Factors Associated with COVID-Related Mortality: the Case of Texas

Ojinnaka, C.O., Adepoju, O.E., Burgess, A.V., Woodard, L.

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Peer Review Study

Data Collection and Analysis
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study conducted a county-level analysis of Texas in 2020, looking at COVID-19 cases and mortality rates. The results indicated a decrease in mortality rates in counties with more primary care physicians per capita, and an increase in mortality rates in counties with a 1% increase in the proportion of Hispanic and African American individuals per capita.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx

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