Race/ethnic disparities in discharges from all US community, non-rehabilitation hospitals for respiratory syncytial virus among children one year or younger and the possible role of healthcare access
Identify the risk of RSV-related hospitalization associated with race/ethnic minority status in the US among children aged 0 to 1 year. Assess if access to healthcare, as defined by primary payer type, explains the association between race/ethnicity and the risk of RSV-attributed hospitalization among children aged 0 to 1 year in the US.
Keyword(s): Infant Health, Risk Factors
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a Ph.D. level epidemiologist with an interest in social epidemiology, health disparities, and population health. My dissertation work focused on risk factors for the severity of influenza among university students and I am currently preparing a systematic review for publication on health disparities in RSV outcomes among children to assist in future surveillance, clinical diagnosis, and treatment. I received my Ph.D. in Epidemiology (2010) from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
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