COVID‐19 Death Rates Are Higher in Rural Counties With Larger Shares of Blacks and Hispanics
Highlights a study on the COVID-19 mortality rate of rural U.S. counties based on their racial/ethnic composition. Compares mortality rates of all nonmetro counties from March 2-July 26, 2020 and looks at the number of Black and Hispanic populations in those counties.
Kent Jason G. Cheng, Yue Sun, Shannon M. Monnat
Journal of Rural Health
Black or African American · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Infectious diseases · Mortality · Public health · Statistics and data