Title

Social and demographic disparities in the severity of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Affiliations

Advocate Children's Hospital

Abstract

Social constructs are known risk factors for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. A review of 206 patients demonstrated that children who were non-Hispanic Black, over the age of 12 years or living in a disadvantaged neighborhood associated with severe multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (intensive care unit admission, intubation and/or vasopressor use).

Document Type

Article

PubMed ID

35537132


 

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