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.

Racial and ethnic disparities in SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: analysis of a COVID-19 observational registry for a diverse US metropolitan population

Vahidy, F.S., Nicolas, J.C., Meeks, J.R., Khan, O., Pan, A., Jones, S., Masud, F., Sostman, H.D., Phillips, R., Andrieni, J., Kash, B.A., Nasir, K.

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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study looked at COVID-19 surveillance and outcome data and analyzed positivity rates, hospitalizations, and mortality rates by sociodemographic and comorbidity factors to determine if specific factors are associated with a higher likelihood of COVID-19 infection. Results found that non-Hispanic Black people and Hispanic individuals had higher infection rates.

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Advancing Racial Equity

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Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx

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