publication . Article . 2020

Covid-19 Mortality: A Matter of Vulnerability Among Nations Facing Limited Margins of Adaptation

Quentin De Larochelambert; Andy Marc; Juliana Antero; Eric Le Bourg; Jean-François Toussaint; Jean-François Toussaint;
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  • Published: 19 Nov 2020
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
International audience; <b>Context:</b> The human development territories have been severely constrained under the Covid-19 pandemic. A common dynamics has been observed, but its propagation has not been homogeneous over each continent. We aimed at characterizing the non-viral parameters that were most associated with death rate.<br><br><b>Methods:</b> We tested major indices from five domains (demography, public health, economy, politics, environment) and their potential associations with Covid-19 mortality during the first 8 months of 2020, through a Principal Component Analysis and a correlation matrix with a Pearson correlation test. Data of all countries, o...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, Demography, Environment, Public health, Lockdown, Niche adaptation, [SDV.SPEE]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie, [SDV.MHEP.GEG]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Human health and pathology/Geriatry and gerontology, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Original Research, Geography, Demography, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Psychological resilience, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Cause of death, Mortality rate, Life expectancy, Global health, Vulnerability, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270
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