This collection was produced as part of the project, “A ‘Big Data’ Approach to Understanding Neighborhood Effects in Chronic Illness Disparities.” The Investigators for the project are Tiffany Veinot, Veronica Berrocal, Phillipa Clarke, Robert Goodspeed, Daniel Romero, and VG Vinod Vydiswaran from the University of Michigan. The study took place from 2015-2016, with funding from the University of Michigan’s Social Sciences Annual Institute, MCubed, and the Sloan and Moore Foundations.
Contact: Tiffany Veinot, MLS, PhD
Office: 3443 North Quad
Health status data includes data about the health of persons within a census tract in Metropolitan Detroit, measured at the census tract level. This includes data about 1) mortality by condition; 2) exposures to toxic substances; and 3) disability.
Coverage for all data: 10-county Detroit-Warren-Ann Arbor Combined Statistical Area.
This dataset includes census tract-level data concerning housing in Metropolitan Detroit. The data includes: 1) Total housing units and total mortgages in the tract; 2) Land use; 3) Real estate information (foreclosures, sales transactions, and home values); 4) Vacant housing; 5) Housing age and available facilities; 6) Housing condition; and 7) Spatial measures of subsidized housing in the tract.
Data coverage should say 2006 to 2015.