Analyzing the Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Northern Kentucky University
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"The COVID-19 pandemic created difficult choices for state leadership to make to manage the spread of the virus. Daily COVID-19 data were analyzed to assess the impact of political party on the spread. Two-sample t- tests were used to determine if there is a difference in the mean of a maximum 7-day period of positive cases based on party affiliation as well as gender. Evidence suggests that states with Democrat leadership of the House of Representatives and Senate had lower COVID-19 case rates as compared to states with Republican leadership. Some other differences were also observed."
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2021 Celebration of Student Research and Creativity presentation
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COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-, Political parties United States, Gender identity
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