COVID-19 mortality rates increased 70% between 2020 and 2021. While the early months of the pandemic were marked by higher mortality rates among Whites in blue (Democratic governor) states, red states (Republican governor) experienced larger increases in 2021.
COVID-19, Spatial Disparities
Demography, Population, and Ecology | Sociology
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Sáenz, Rogelio and Garcia, Marc A., "White COVID-19 Deaths Increased More in Red States Than in Blue States in 2021" (2022). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 178.
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