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Assessment of racial/ethnic disparities in hospitalization, mortality in patients with COVID-19 in New York City

What The Study Did: COVID-19 outcomes based on race and ethnicity were compared in this observational study of patients in a large health system in New York City, and the association of any disparities with coexisting medical conditions and neighborhood characteristics also was assessed.

Authors: Gbenga Ogedegbe, M.D., M.P.H., of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine in New York, is the corresponding author.

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