This evaluation examines the impression of the COVID-19 pandemic by race and ethnicity via the lens of untimely mortality, utilizing the measures of untimely mortality charge and years of life misplaced amongst extra deaths that occurred in the course of the pandemic.
Whereas the pandemic has had devastating results throughout all racial and ethnic teams, we discover important racial disparities in untimely dying in the course of the pandemic. According to pre-pandemic traits, some communities of coloration confronted greater untimely dying charges in the course of the pandemic than their White counterparts. For all teams of coloration, although, the pandemic was related to a steeper improve within the untimely dying charge than for White individuals.
The evaluation is on the market via the Peterson-KFF Well being System Tracker, a web-based data hub that displays and assesses the efficiency of the U.S. well being system.