Sociodemographic Factors and Mental Health Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic It is well known that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental impact on individual and population health. However, research has just recently gained momentum on assessing the pandemic’s potential Read More
Vitamin D  The authors in this article explore the possible associations of vitamin D status and in-hospital mortality related to COVID-19 and the need for mechanical ventilation.  They conducted a retrospective, observational, 2-center cohort study which included adult patients from Read More
Socioeconomic Status and Racial Disparities Socioeconomic status has played a major role with SARS-CoV-2.  Those who have a low socioeconomic status have high incidence rates of SARS-CoV-2 as well as high case-fatality rates.  This study examined the association between socioeconomic Read More
Sociodemographic Characteristics This retrospective time series analysis examined health services inequalities among the elderly population residing in urban and non-urban areas in Florida.  Specific health services factors analyzed in the study were emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths related to Read More

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