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Risk Factors of COVID-19 Mortality: A Comparison Against All-Cause Mortality

How much do different factors influence COVID-19 versus all-cause mortality risk?

John Ng, RGA Senior Data Scientist and Actuary, shares a comprehensive analysis and comparison of COVID-19 and all-cause mortality risk factors, including age, gender, deprivation, ethnicity, obesity, diabetes, and a range of other conditions. This incisive research reveals the potential impact on excess mortality, pricing, underwriting, and future implications.

See also: COVID-19 Mortality by Age, Gender, Ethnicity, Obesity, and Other Risk Factors: A Comparison Against All-Cause Mortality

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The Presenter

  • John Ng
    Senior Data Scientist and Actuary
    Global Data and Analytics

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This video was developed in conjunction with actuview, the first permanent international media platform for actuaries ( actuview content reflects contributions from actuarial institutions, corporate partners and industry professionals. RGA is actuview’s sponsoring partner.
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