Racial Disparities in COVID-19: Key Findings from Available Data and Analysis

Appendix A

Table 1: Federal Data Sources on COVID-19 and Race/Ethnicity
Source Title Description Level
Public Data from the Federal Government
CDC CDC COVID Data Tracker Provides information on cases and deaths by race/ethnicity. Race/ethnicity data can also be stratified by age group (updated daily). National
CDC Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Contains multiple data sets from the National Vital Statistics System’s COVID-19 Surveillance Data Files, including provisional death counts by race/ethnicity and deaths involving coronavirus by race/ethnicity and age (race data updated weekly). State and National
CDC COVID-NET: COVID-19 Laboratory-Confirmed Hospitalizations Summary of COVID-19 hospitalizations. In addition to race/ethnicity, figures are stratified by multiple demographic characteristics (updated biweekly). National
CMS Preliminary Medicare COVID-19 Data Snapshot Counts of Medicare beneficiaries of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations by several measures, including race/ethnicity at the national level (updated monthly). State and National
HRSA Health Center COVID-19 Survey Rapid response survey of community health centers on a range of issues related to COVID-19, included testing data by race/ethnicity (updated weekly). State and National

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