In 2016, the CDC says there were 27 opioid deaths in Philadelphia. Philadelphia says there were 725. That’s a big difference. Here’s how to make sense of it.
The story of opioid addiction is not simple. The data highlights how policymakers need to understand the pictures of opioid addiction in their communities.
PolicyMap has new county-level data on the opioid crisis, including overdoses, emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and prescriptions.
All affordable cities are alike; each unaffordable city is unaffordable in its own way.
Watershed boundaries determine the streams, rivers, and oceans into which water flows, and affect river ecology, public health, agriculture, and more.
Healthcare Associated Infections like MRSA are an unfortunate risk in hospitals. However, some hospitals are better than others at preventing them.
Notes from the 2018 APDU conference about advances in administrative data, the 2020 Census, and moving the BLS from the Department of Labor to Commerce.
Over 1,000 new power plants have been built in the past year. Most of them are wind and solar plants. Are these plants where the wind and sunlight are?
From 2016 to 2017, the number of people experiencing homelessness increased for the first time in seven years. We look at local as well as state and national data to look at this reversing trend.