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Covid 19 hospitalization, death rates and relative risk in different race and ethnic groups in the U.S.

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    Covid 19 related cases, hospitalization rates and death are varied amongst the different race and ethnicity groups in the United States.

    This data below is from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

    Race and ethnicity are risk markers for other underlying conditions that impact health
    Rate ratios compared to White, Non-Hispanic persons American Indian or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic persons Asian, Non-Hispanic persons Black or African American, Non-Hispanic persons Hispanic or Latino persons
    Cases 1.8x 0.6x 1.4x 1.7x
    Hospitalization 4.0x 1.2x 3.7x 4.1x
    Death 2.6x 1.1x 2.8x 2.8x

    Source:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-data/investigations-discovery/hospitalization-death-by-race-ethnicity.html