Evaluation of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on overall mortality in Ozyorsk urban district

Osipov MV1, Sokolova VA2, Kushnir AS2
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1 Southern Urals Biophysics Institute of the Federal Medical Biological Agency, Ozyorsk, Russia

2 Clinical Hospital “RZhD-Medicine”, Chelyabinsk, Russia

Correspondence should be addressed: Mikhail V. Osipov
Ozyorskoe shosse 19/1, k. 108, Ozyorsk, 456780, Russia; us.ibus@vopiso

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Acknowledgements: the authors would like to express their appreciation to Yulia V. Tzareva, PhD, research fellow at the Department of Epidemiology, Southern Urals Biophysics Institute, for discussing the study results.

Author contribution: Osipov MV — concept, design, research coordination, statistical analysis and data interpretation, drawing conclusions, manuscript writing, and translation; Sokolova VA — analysis, study planning, data interpretation, discussion; Kushnir AS — literature analysis, data interpretation, manuscript writing.

Received: 2022-03-10 Accepted: 2022-04-02 Published online: 2022-04-21
Fig. 1. Dynamics of population changes in the Ozyorsk urban district, 2010–2020 Population size
Fig. 2. Annual changes in the crude overall mortality rate per 1000 in the Ozyorsk urban district and Chelyabinsk region, years 2010–2020
Table 1. Population size and mortality in the Ozyorsk urban district, 2010–2020
Table 2. Comparison of the overall mortality rates in the Ozyorsk urban district within the decade
Table 3. Number of in-patient beds in medical hospitals of the Chelyabinsk region, 2016–2020