Funding for this research was provided by:
Received: 19 February 2021
Accepted: 21 May 2021
First Online: 16 June 2021
: KK is Director of the University of Leicester Centre for Black Minority Ethnic Health, Trustee of the South Asian Health Foundation, Chair of the Ethnicity Subgroup of SAGE and Member of Independent SAGE.
: Ethical approval was obtained from the National Statistician’s Data Ethics Advisory Committee (NSDEC(20)12).
: The ONS Public Health Linked Data Asset will be made available on the ONS Secure Research Service for Accredited researchers. Researchers can apply for accreditation through the Research Accreditation Service. The data will include all variables used in this analysis.