Costo social de las muertes prematuras por COVID-19 en el Perú

Olga María Curro-Urbano, Olga Vicentina Pacovilca-Alejo, Norma Pastor-Ramírez, Margarita Cordova-Delgado, Cesar Cipriano Zea-Montesinos, Pavel Lacho-Gutierrez, Melisa Pamela Quispe-Ilanzo, Alfredo Enrique Oyola-García

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Background: The human cost of the COVID-19 pandemic is significant, but the true impact is still uncertain. OBJECTIVE: To determine the years of potential life lost and the social cost of death due to the COVID-19 disease in the Peruvian population. Material and Methods: An observational and descriptive study was carried out, through the secondary analysis of deaths due to COVID-19 in Peru between January 1, 2020, and July 31, 2021, reported by the Ministry of Health of Peru. Results: During 2020, 926,343.5 years of life were lost in Peru; however, between January 1 and July 31, 2021, 1,116,553.1 years had already been lost. From the start of the pandemic until July 31, 2021, the social cost of deaths due to COVID-19 has amounted to USD 18,807,942,464.6. Conclusion. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a high loss of potential years of life and high social cost, mainly in urban territories with higher economic development.

Título traducido de la contribuciónSocial cost of premature deaths due to COVID-19 in Peru
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)27-34
Número de páginas8
PublicaciónRevista del Cuerpo Medico Hospital Nacional Almanzor Aguinaga Asenjo
Volumen15
N.º1
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 1 ene. 2022

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Palabras clave

  • coronavirus infections
  • Economics
  • pandemics
  • premature mortality

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