Greater risk of severe COVID-19 in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic populations is not explained by cardiometabolic, socioeconomic or behavioural factors, or by 25(OH)-vitamin D status: study of 1326 cases from the UK Biobank

Study (n=1326 of 4510 tested positive) found over-representation of men and BAME ethnicities in test positive group.Sex and ethnicity differential pattern of COVID-19 was not adequately explained by variations in cardiometabolic factors, vitamin D levels or socio-economic factors


American Journal of Public Health