Mortality From Forces of Nature Among Older Adults by RaceEthnicity and Gender
Adams, R.M., Evans, C.M., Mathews, M., et al. (2020). Mortality From Forces of Nature Among Older Adults by Race/Ethnicity and Gender. Journal of Applied Gerontology.
The authors compared mortality rates among older adults (60+ years) in the United States across gender, race/ethnicity, and hazard type to assess mortality risk from “forces of nature.” In addition to reporting the data, they provide recommendations for targeting messaging and programs by hazard.