Risk Factors for Death Among Hospitalized Patients Aged 21 –64 Years Diagnosed with COVID-19—New York City, March 13–April 9, 2020

Conclusions and RelevanceSelected underlying conditions were risk factors for death, and most prevalent among racial/ethnic minorities. Social services; health care resources, including vaccination; and tailored public health messaging are important for COVID-19 prevention. Strengthening these strategies for racial/ethnic minority groups could minimize COVID-19 racial/ethnic disparities.
Source: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research