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COVID-19 Mortality Rates Higher Among Low-Income Households: Statistics Canada

“Analysis showed that people living in low-income households had significantly higher (1.3 times) COVID-19 mortality rates than people not living in low-income households.”

COVID-19 Mortality Rates Higher Among Low-Income Households: Statistics Canada
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A new data set published by Statistics Canada this week showed that low-income households, particularly those in multi-residential buildings, had higher COVID-19 mortality rates than those on higher incomes between January 2020 and March 2021.

According to Stat Can: “Analysis showed that people living in low-income households had significantly higher (1.3 times) COVID-19 mortality rates than people not living in low-income households.”

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