Geographically-weighted regression of independent living disability prevalence among seniors in the Four Corner states (2018)

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Title

Geographically-weighted regression of independent living disability prevalence among seniors in the Four Corner states (2018)

Subject

This map shows the results of a geographically-weighted regression of independent living disability prevalence among seniors in the Four Corner states by census tract in 2018. The coefficients of the regression for the education, marital status, poverty, and sex variables are shown.

Description

A geographically-weighted regression analyzes the relationship between the dependent variable (in this case, prevalence of independent living disability among seniors) and the independent variable of interest (labeled above each map) for different geographic locations (in this case, census tracts). Positive or negative coefficients that are further from zero show stronger positive or negative relationships between the independent and dependent variable. This map shows that the coefficients for the different variables vary widely across census tracts, meaning that the relationship between the variables and independent living disability is different for different geographic locations. There are parts of the states that have groups of similar coefficients.

Creator

McKaylee Smith

Source

Shapefiles were downloaded from the U.S. Census Bureau website on November 13, 2020.

Independent living disability, education, marital status, poverty, and sex data were downloaded from the U.S. Census Bureau website on November 18, 2020. These data are from the 2018 American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

World Topographic and World Hillshade maps are from ArcGIS Pro 2.6.1.

Publisher

Website maintained by Chantel Sloan, Associate Professor in the Public Health Department at Brigham Young University

Date

2018

Contributor

McKaylee Smith

Rights

Shapefiles and disability, education, marital status, poverty, and sex data used in this map were made available to the public by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Map file generated using ArcGIS Pro 2.6.1

Coverage

Four Corner States of the United States: Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona. 2018. Data cannot be generalized for the United States as a whole, other states, or other years.

Files

gwr_final.pdf

Reference

McKaylee Smith, Geographically-weighted regression of independent living disability prevalence among seniors in the Four Corner states (2018), Website maintained by Chantel Sloan, Associate Professor in the Public Health Department at Brigham Young University, 2018