Data is beautiful — as one of my favorite Reddit channels declares. In March I had an excellent discussion using an extensive database around chronic disease indicators maintained by the CDC. We used the data to do some cross-tabulation and determine what are some of the underlying causes of obesity.
Today, I’m going to introduce you to one of my favorite tools: Tableau. This software platform is the gold-standard for business intelligence for descriptive and diagnostic analysis.
I’m re-engaging my skill-set as a big job I have requires some excellent dashboard skills. So I took the dataset and produced a map of the U.S. in a tile formatting approach. (h/t to Matt Chambers for the tutorial).
It’s not embedding quite like I’d like to here so click through for the full demo: