R programming can help with a lot of tasks. In this blog post, I show you how it can help understand and visualize inequities in Baltimore with regards to poverty and violence.
It’s amazing what you’ll find when you dive into data. Using information from Strava and the US Census bureau, I’m pretty sure we can see the inequity in exercise between whites and African Americans in at least two cities in the United States: St. Louis and Baltimore.
A lot of the problems we see with crowded hospitals and inefficient healthcare delivery systems can be addressed through public health. But what happens when people don’t want to be helped? And what happens when the system is one big, huge mess?