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Author’s Response to Peer Review of “Predicting Health Disparities in Regions at Risk of Severe Illness to Inform Health Care Resource Allocation During Pandemics: Observational Study”

Author’s Response to Peer Review of “Predicting Health Disparities in Regions at Risk of Severe Illness to Inform Health Care Resource Allocation During Pandemics: Observational Study”

Author’s Response to Peer Review of “Predicting Health Disparities in Regions at Risk of Severe Illness to Inform Health Care Resource Allocation During Pandemics: Observational Study”

Authors of this article:

Tara Fusillo 1 Author Orcid Image

Peer-Review Report

John F Kennedy High School, Bellmore, NY, United States

Corresponding Author:

Tara Fusillo

John F Kennedy High School

3000 Bellmore Ave

Bellmore, NY, 11710

United States

Phone: 1 516 992 1400

Email: ifusil@optonline.net



The author of the manuscript [1] is grateful to the editor and reviewers for their invaluable input and feedback.


Specific Comments

Major Comments
  • The author has added a correlation matrix to the supplemental materials.
  • The author has added several examples of stepwise regression model use to the Introduction section to help ground readers in the validity of this approach in similar applications.
  • The author has made the suggested points in the revised Limitations section of the Discussion.
Minor Comments
  • All data sets and regression model details have been added for each state to the Multimedia Appendices section.
  • The author has changed the conditional formatting to red and blue in Figure 3.
  1. Fusillo T. Predicting Health Disparities in Regions at Risk of Severe Illness to Inform Health Care Resource Allocation During Pandemics: Observational Study. JMIRx Med 2020 Nov 16;1(1):e22470. [CrossRef]

Edited by G Eysenbach; This is a non–peer-reviewed article. submitted 06.11.20; accepted 06.11.20; published 02.12.20

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