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The unequal toll of COVID-19 mortality by age in the United States: Quantifying racial/ethnic disparities

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This article from Bassett et al. presents data to support the importance of reporting on age-specific mortality rates to identify racial and ethnic disparities of COVID19 rates in the US.

 

Reference

Bassett, M.H., Chen, J.T., & Krieger N. (2020). The unequal toll of COVID-19 mortality by age in the United States: Quantifying racial/ethnic disparities. HCPDS Working Paper, 19(3). https://cdn1.sph.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/1266/2020/06/20_Bassett-Chen-Krieger_COVID-19_plus_age_working-paper_0612_Vol-19_No-3_with-cover.pdf

Tags: COVID-19, Pandemic/emergency planning, Racism/racialization, Journal Article

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