Assessment of disparities in COVID-19 testing, infection across language groups in Seattle

September 24, 2020

What The Study Did: Researchers evaluated the proportion of patients who completed COVID-19 testing and the proportion of positive cases using language as a surrogate for immigrant status.

Authors: H. Nina Kim, M.D., M.Sc., and Herbert C. Duber, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington in Seattle, are the corresponding authors.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.21213)

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