Economic burden of lives lost due to COVID-19 in California State

Zheng M, Lui B, Komlan AA, Bonaparte CR, White RS, Hoyler MM.


Aim: To examine the economic impact of lives lost due to the coronavirus pandemic across California and Los Angeles (LA) County. Patients & methods: Years of potential life lost (YPLL) and the value of statistical life (VSL) were calculated using mortality data from the California Department of Public Health, the LA County Department of Public Health and the Social Security Administration websites.

Topic(s): Economic Burden
Health Condition(s): COVID_19
Year Published: 2022
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