Dark-skinned women die 4.3 times more likely to die from coronavirus than white women, and dark-skinned men die 4.2 times more often than white-skinned men due to illness. Such data was provided by the National Statistical Service of Great Britain, CNN reports.
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In addition, residents of Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and mixed nationalities also have a “significantly increased risk of death."
Even after taking into account the age, demographic factors and risks of chronic health problems of black people, the risk of dying due to COVID-19 remains twice as high as that of white people.
Researchers believe that these differences are partly related to the socio-economic well-being of some countries, but nevertheless this cannot explain such a big difference.
These figures are also confirmed by previous studies, during which it turned out that dark-skinned British citizens die much more often than their white-skinned peers. The Fiscal Research Institute reported that black hospitalized patients die 3.7 times more often than white people.
The United States came to the same conclusion. For example, in Chicago, 72% of people who die from coronavirus are black. And this despite the fact that African Americans make up only 30% of the population of the city.
But in Louisiana, African Americans make up 32% of the population, but 70% of deaths due to coronavirus in the state occurred among black people.
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