Funder(s)

National Institute on Aging, United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USDA Agricultural Experiment Station Multistate Research Project

Funding ID

1P30AG066583, R24 AG065159, 2R24 AG045061, 2018-68006-27640, P2CHD041025, W4001

Description/Abstract

COVID-19 mortality risk is not distributed equally across the U.S. Among rural counties, the average daily increase in COVID-19 mortality rates has been significantly higher in counties with the largest percentages of Black and Hispanic residents.

Document Type

Research Brief

Keywords

rural mortality, rural health, racial disparities, mortality rates, COVID-19, Coronavirus, race

Disciplines

Demography, Population, and Ecology | Place and Environment | Race and Ethnicity | Rural Sociology

Date

9-7-2020

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