Associations of the COVID-19 burden and various comorbidities of different ethnic groups in Israel: a cross-sectional study.

Publication date: Sep 01, 2023

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is highly transmissible between human beings. We examined differences in the core families with COVID-19 severity and mortality and comorbidities between Arab and Jews and explored the factors associated with COVID-19 severity and mortality to find a genetic component. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 2240 COVID-19 patients (>ā€‰18 years of age) randomly selected by online panels and questionnaires in the native language (Hebrew or Arabic) during March 2021-June 2022. Multivariable linear regression models were used to assess correlations with COVID-19 disease severity and mortality. Overall, 1549 (69%) were Arabs and 691 (31%) were Jews. The proportion of participants who died from COVID-19 was higher among Arabs compared with Jews (66% vs. 59%), Pā€‰

Concepts Keywords
Coronavirus Comorbidities
Jews COVID-19 burden
June Ethnic groups
Genetic component


Type Source Name
disease MESH COVID-19
pathway KEGG Coronavirus disease
disease MESH Long Covid

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