Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Exposure Risk, Testing, and Cases at the Subcounty Level in California

Reitsma, M. B., Claypool, A. L., Vargo, J., Shete, P. B., McCorvie, R., Wheeler, W. H., Rocha, D. A., Myers, J. F., Murray, E. L., Bregman, B., Dominguez, D. M., Nguyen, A. D., Porse, C., Fritz, C. L., Jain, S., Watt, J. P., Salomon, J. A., Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. D.

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Peer Review Study

Data Collection and Analysis
Healthcare Access and Quality
Neighborhood and Built Environment
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study examined racial/ethnic disparities, exposure risks, testing rates, positive tests, and case rates for California residents from March to October 2020 to identify racial/ethnic groups with high-risk households. The study finds that Latinos are disproportionately affected, being approximately 8 times more likely to live in a high-risk household than other racial/ethnic groups

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Outcomes of Interest

Advancing Racial Equity

Priority Population(s)

Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx

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