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Multilevel Modeling of County-level Excessive Alcohol Use, Rurality, and COVID-19 Case Fatality Rates in the US

Description
Presents a study on the relationship between COVID-19 outcomes and elevated alcohol use in rural counties. Looks at levels of alcohol use and misuse in rural counties prior to the pandemic and compares it with COVID-19 mortality data. Breaks down data by rurality and alcohol use while controlling for other comorbidities such as obesity, smoking, and being over the age of 65.
Author(s)
George Pro, Paul A. Gilbert, Julie A. Baldwin, et al.
Citation
PLOS ONE, 16(6), e0253466
Date
06/2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Alcohol use · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data