With case numbers continuing to rise, the economic impact of COVID-19 continues to grow. This post's interactive maps overlay cases by county with measures of economic vulnerability.
As the USA tries to slow the spread of COVID-19 with social distancing and other measures, it's instructive and sobering to review the extent and rapidity of the coronavirus's spread across the world, the country, and the state of GA. These interactive maps provide data visualizations to track the pandemic.
This month's regional snapshot provides summary findings from an initial review of a just-released new and (vastly) improved version of a 100 Metros Data Dashboard. This tool enables easy access to interactive rankings of the top 10 major metros, across data in topic areas such as demographics, economics, health, and housing.
An overview of how ischemic heart and vascular disease — the state's No. 1 killer — affects Atlantans today and how its impact has changed over time.
Two statewide maps showing the percent of deaths related to breast cancer and the years of potential life lost due to the disease.
Breast cancer awareness month is upon us. This post considers what percent of state and metro-area deaths are a result of the disease, as well as how much it contributes to premature death and racial disparities in this worst-case outcome.
An examination of the Atlanta MSA's uninsured with state and national comparisons, as well as a look at the 10-county rates and usage of private vs. public insurance.
For this Friday the 13th, we tackled a topic that scares us all: mortality. A look at the average age of death in the 10-county area.
A roundup of articles and research on the changing state of our planet's weather patterns.
In celebration of Nurse's Week 2019, we're taking a look at the labor demand for the profession, as well as the current wage outlook for those in the industry.