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Table 1 Correlations between socio-economic and pandemic data (r: Pearson’s correlation index; *p < 0.005, **p < 0.001, according to the Pearson’s correlation index after Bonferroni’s post hoc for multiple comparisons)

From: Rich at risk: socio-economic drivers of COVID-19 pandemic spread

  Population Density Age GDP per capita GDP nominal per capita Gini HDI TFR Flights Flights per capita
 Cases per 1 M
  r − 0.053 0.114 0.371 0.632 0.481 − 0.200 0.408 − 0.328 0.211 0.520
  p 0.479 0.132 < 0.001** < 0.001** < 0.001** 0.012 < 0.001** < 0.001** 0.009 < 0.001**
 Deaths per 1 M
  r − 0.018 0.023 0.402 0.325 0.328 − 0.283 0.356 − 0.277 0.200 0.190
  p 0.823 0.770 < 0.001** < 0.001** < 0.001** 0.001* < 0.001** < 0.001** 0.002* 0.023