Monday Mapday: COVID-19: Economically Vulnerable Groups

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.

By |2020-03-30T08:26:19-04:00March 30th, 2020|Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Monday Mapday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: COVID-19: Economically Vulnerable Groups

Friday Factday: Tracking the Spread of COVID-19 (Global, US, and Georgia)

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.

By |2020-03-27T14:45:56-04:00March 27th, 2020|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Tracking the Spread of COVID-19 (Global, US, and Georgia)

Regional Snapshot: 100 Metros Data Dashboard

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.

By |2020-03-12T13:19:10-04:00March 12th, 2020|Economic Development, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 100 Metros Data Dashboard

Friday Factday: Examining Breast-Cancer Related Death

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.

By |2019-10-11T15:59:06-04:00October 11th, 2019|Friday Factday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Examining Breast-Cancer Related Death

Friday Factday: The Uninsured in Metro Atlanta

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.

By |2019-09-23T11:34:52-04:00September 20th, 2019|Friday Factday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: The Uninsured in Metro Atlanta
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