Visualizing the Factors Associated With Homicide in Philadelphia in 2022 Using Publicly Available Data

The dots on a map may seem like they are clustering, but are they just indicating the clustering of something else?

René F. Najera, MPH, DrPH

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Using Philadelphia’s open data portal, I downloaded the Part 1 crime data reported between January 1 and November 8, 2022. I then filtered the data for only criminal homicides, and I threw the location of those homicides on the map of neighborhoods in Philadelphia shown…

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René F. Najera, MPH, DrPH

DrPH in Epidemiology. Associate/JHBSPH. Adjunct/GMU. Epidemiologist. Father. Husband. (He/Him/His/El)