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Data Disaggregation Reveals Disproportionate Levels of COVID-19 Risk Among Filipinxs in the USA (Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities)

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CHIS Journal Article

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2022-04-19T07:00:00Z

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Summary: Recognizing the disproportionate rates of COVID-19 infection and death experienced by Filipinxs in the USA, this study examines whether data disaggregation reveals meaningful differences between Filipinxs, non-Asians, and other groups often aggregated into the problematic "Asian and Pacific Islander" category across a series of social and health variables associated with COVID-19 risk.

Using data from the 2017–2018 California Health Interview (CHIS) and the 2018–2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, researchers ran chi-squared tests yielding Wald F-values to compare Filipinxs with other "Asians and Pacific Islanders" and non-Asians across 10 social and 4 health-related variables. Health conditions included asthma, diabetes, heart conditions, and high blood pressure.

Findings: Filipinxs were much more likely to report diabetes (CHIS: 12.6%; NSDUH: 14.4%) than other Asian/PI respondents (8.4%; 8.0%) or non-Asians (10.8%; 10.1%), as well as asthma and high blood pressure. Filipinxs were also disproportionately employed in the health care and service occupations (CHIS: 36.7%) in comparison to other Asian/PI respondents (19.0%) and non-Asians (22.4%).

Across several variables, Filipinxs have less in common with other Asians and Pacific Islanders than with non-Asians. Combining these groups can obscure patterns that affect health and the risks of contracting or dying from COVID-19.

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