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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes: Social Determination of Health

Raine, S., Liu, A., Mintz, J., Wahood, W., Huntley, K., Haffizulla, F.

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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study uses data from the COVID Tracking Project’s Racial Data Tracker, which aggregates state-level COVID-19 reporting and tracking databases to determine racial/ethnic trends of COVID-19 incidence and evaluate the racial/ethnic distribution of COVID-19 related mortality in the US. Results found that disparities are more apparent at the county and city level, and discusses the importance of transparent, local data in order to allow for greater precision in resource allocation and effective policy changes aimed at reducing disparities. The study includes choropleth maps of the results by state.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

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

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