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dc.contributor.authorBaena Díez, José Miguel-
dc.contributor.authorBarroso, María-
dc.contributor.authorCordeiro Coelho, Sara Isabel-
dc.contributor.authorDíaz, Jorge Luis-
dc.contributor.authorGrau, Maria-
dc.date.accessioned2021-06-14T15:47:32Z-
dc.date.available2021-06-14T15:47:32Z-
dc.date.issued2020-11-23-
dc.identifier.issn1741-3842-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2445/178364-
dc.description.abstractBackground: The impact of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has many facets. This ecological study analysed age-standardized incidence rates by economic level in Barcelona. Methods: We evaluated confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Barcelona (Spain) between 26 February 2020 and 19 April 2020. Districts were classified according to most recent (2017) mean income data. The reference for estimating age-standardized cumulative incidence rates was the 2018 European population. The association between incidence rate and mean income by district was estimated with the Spearman rho. Results: The lower the mean income, the higher the COVID-19 incidence (Spearman rho = 0.83; P value = 0.003). Districts with the lowest mean income had the highest incidence of COVID-19 per 10 000 inhabitants; in contrast, those with the highest income had the lowest incidence. Specifically, the district with the lowest income had 2.5 times greater incidence of the disease, compared with the highest-income district [70 (95% confidence interval 66-73) versus 28 (25-31), respectively]. Conclusions: The incidence of COVID-19 showed an inverse socioeconomic gradient by mean income in the 10 districts of the city of Barcelona. Beyond healthcare for people with the disease, attention must focus on a health strategy for the whole population, particularly in the most deprived areas.-
dc.format.extent18 p.-
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf-
dc.language.isoeng-
dc.relation.isformatofhttps://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdaa136-
dc.relation.ispartofJournal Of Public Health, 2020, vol. 42, num. 4, p. 698-703-
dc.relation.urihttps://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdaa136-
dc.rights, 2020-
dc.subject.classificationEpidemiologia-
dc.subject.classificationCOVID-19-
dc.subject.otherEpidemiology-
dc.subject.otherCOVID-19-
dc.titleImpact of COVID-19 outbreak by income: hitting hardest the most deprived-
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article-
dc.identifier.idgrec705171-
dc.date.updated2021-06-14T15:47:32Z-
dc.rights.accessRightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess-
dc.identifier.pmid32776102-
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