|dc.description.abstract||COVID-19 is a respiratory tract infection that has created a deadly pandemic dominating the
world. This statistical analysis identifies the prevalence of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kansas
City by various demographics such as age, race, gender, and ethnicity. The main objective of this
study was to determine if COVID-19 disproportionately impacted certain minority communities.
We analyzed raw data of confirmed COVID-19 cases from March 2020 to October 2020, and we
studied the frequency, proportion, and prevalence of COVID-19 cases in Kansas City, Missouri.
Individuals between the ages of 20-29 years had the highest frequency of COVID-19 cases in the
White population. Our ethnicity analysis showed that the average age of COVID positive
Hispanic/Latino individuals is significantly lower than both African American and White
individuals. Hispanic/Latino individuals also had the highest prevalence of COVID-19 positive
cases than both White and African American individuals in Kansas City. Moreover, by using
ANOVA testing, we found that females had a significantly higher prevalence in COVID positive
cases and mortality than men. In conclusion, we observed that COVID-19 has impacted
individuals who are Hispanic/Latino, female, or between the ages of 20-29 more than other