Kaiser Family Foundation October 27, 2020

Nursing homes with a relatively high share of Black or Hispanic residents are more likely to have had a resident die of COVID-19 than homes with lower shares of such residents, finds a new KFF analysis.

Nationwide, 63 percent of nursing homes with a relatively high share of Black residents reported one or more COVID-19 death, as did 55 percent of nursing homes with a relatively high share of Hispanic residents, finds the analysis. That compared to 40 percent and 44 percent of nursing homes with a lower share of Black and Hispanic residents, respectively. (Nursing homes were defined as having a relatively high share of Black...

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