COVID-19 and women: 6 stats to know

Kelly Gooch –
Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Medical care.

Beckers Hospital Review has compiled essential statistics for hospital and health system leaders about the healthcare-related and financial results of the COVID-19 pandemic on women throughout the U.S.

1. A June survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation discovered ladies are most likely than men to avoid or delay care. Because of COVID-19, forty-nine percent of females said they delayed or skipped dental or medical care. Thats compared to 33 percent of guys.

2. According to the June Kaiser Family Foundation survey, 58 percent of those who postponed or avoided care across genders stated they missed out on physical exams or routine checkups, while 71 percent said they missed out on dental examinations or treatments. Twenty-three percent said they missed out on preventive screenings.

3. A survey from the Guttmacher Institute, conducted in April and May, discovered one-third of U.S. women needed to cancel a visit or postpone for sexual and reproductive healthcare or had had problem getting their contraception due to the pandemic..

Jobs.

4. Females lost more jobs than males in between February and May, according to a Pew Research Center research study. Throughout that period, 11.5 million ladies lost their tasks compared to 9 million males..

COVID-19 direct exposure.

5. New research study launched in July discovered that Philadelphias pregnant Black and Latino women are most likely to be exposed to COVID-19 than white pregnant women.

Leadership.

6. Ladies continue to make health center leadership moves amidst the pandemic. These femaless leadership moves were reported between July 14 and July 28:.

Ladies lost more tasks than men between February and May, according to a Pew Research Center research study. Females continue to make hospital leadership moves amid the pandemic. These femaless management moves were reported between July 14 and July 28:.

Forty-nine percent of females stated they held off or skipped dental or medical care because of COVID-19. Twenty-three percent said they missed out on preventive screenings.

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