What is it about?
People around the world have experienced the effects of COVID-19 in work, relationships, mental health, and other aspects of daily life. This study examined the effects of COVID-19 across many areas in different racial groups. We found that BIPOC individuals (Black, indigenous, and people of color) were significantly more likely to report higher levels of virus-related anxiety, to know one or more people who had tested positive for the virus, to hold a job in a field that involved direct contact with others, and to experience problems in areas of daily functioning such as accessing food and safe housing.
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Why is it important?
These results suggest multiple opportunities and pathways to better support BIPOC-identified individuals, families, and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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This page is a summary of: Racial disparities in COVID-19 anxiety and adversity., Traumatology An International Journal, December 2021, American Psychological Association (APA),
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