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Health Conditions and an Older Population Increase COVID-19 Risks in Rural America

Description
Examines the influence of age and pre-existing health conditions on the likelihood of hospitalization or death from COVID-19 infection in rural America. Compares COVID-19 case rates and deaths by metropolitan status. Includes county-level maps on estimated risks among those infected with COVID-19 and current incidence.
Author(s)
Kenneth M. Johnson
Date
08/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
County-by-county data · Elderly population · Health conditions · Infectious diseases · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data