Thursday, September 29, 2016

Open Data Flint

Open Data Flint
Open Data Flint (ODF), as part of the Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center (HFRCC) is an open access repository for all kinds of data and data-related resources about the Flint community within the state of Michigan. It is a place to both find data to use and share data for others to use.
Open Data Flint is an open-to-the-community data repository whose aim is to assist the community of Flint, Michigan to:
  • Bring together data to help build the evidence base to achieve a healthier Flint community.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the far-reaching impact of the water crisis on the Flint population.

Friday, September 16, 2016

New Data and New Features from IPUMS

IPUMS-USA released full count population data sets from the 1930 and 1920 censuses.

Terra Populus launched TerraScope, a new map-based portal for exploring the data in the TerraPop collection. TerraScope lets you see where variables are available, display color-coded maps of area-level data, preview raster data, and more. Read more about this feature on our blog Use it for Good

IHIS released the 2015 NHIS data, along with a new function to attach the characteristics of other family members. IHIS has also released more than 1,000 variables from historical supplements on disability, polio, AIDS, and more.

IPUMS-CPS released revised family interrelationship variables that now identify cohabiting and same-sex partners.

IPUMS-Time Use released 2015 ATUS data via ATUS-X and now makes international time diary data available via MTUS-X.