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The Impact of Sex and Gender on the Incidence and Case Fatality of COVID-19 Infection
The Impact of Sex and Gender on the Incidence and Case Fatality of COVID-19 Infection

Author(s): Ramona Mihăilă, Aurora Martin
Subject(s): Gender Studies, Health and medicine and law
Published by: Addleton Academic Publishers
Keywords: COVID-19; sex; gender; infection; incidence; fatality;

Summary/Abstract: Based on an in-depth survey of the literature, the purpose of the paper is to explore the impact of sex and gender on incidence and case fatality of COVID-19 infection. Using and replicating data from Brookings, CWEEE, Global Health 50/50, IASC, Moalem (2020), New York Times, PAHO, Reeves and Ford (2020), Shattuck-Heidorn et al. (2020), and UN, we performed analyses and made estimates regarding differences in COVID-19 illness and death among women and men. Data were analyzed using structural equation modeling.

  • Issue Year: 10/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 38-44
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: English