The Impact of Social Vulnerability on COVID-19 in the U.S. An Analysis of Spatially Varying Relationships
Karaye, I. and Horney, J. (2020). The Impact of Social Vulnerability on COVID-19 in the U.S.: An Analysis of Spatially Varying Relationships. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 59(3):P317-325.
This study used Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) and COVID-19 case count data to identify counties at increased risk of infection. Results showed that “minority status and language, household composition and transportation, and housing and disability predicted COVID-19 case counts in the U.S.”