JAMA Network Open
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What The Study Did: An observational study of more than 27,000 veterans who received a positive test result for COVID-19 reports that risk factors such as housing problems, financial hardship, alcohol use, tobacco use and substance use weren’t associated with higher mortality.
Authors: J. Daniel Kelly, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of California, San Francisco, is the corresponding author.
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