Excess Mortality in California During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic, March to August 2020 

Yea-Hung Chen, M. Maria Glymour, Margot Kushel, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, et al.

Jama Internal Medicine
December 2020

Few studies on excess deaths during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the US have documented how excess mortality varies across population subgroups. Using time-series models, we estimated excess deaths in California between March and August 2020 by age, sex, race/ethnicity, and educational level. California has a population of 39.5 million, which is approximately 12% of the US population of 328.2 million.

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