QBA 775 – Course Project You are a data analytics specialist at a large U.S. health research firm. You are tasked with understanding how certain medical and socioeconomic factors influence life expectancy. Recently, the research firm collected a random sample of such factors for approximately 300 counties within the United States. A dataset contains the following variables: A numeric ID of the observation. Not required for your analysis. The FIPS code identifying the county. Not required for your analysis. The state in which the county is located. Not required for your analysis. The county name. Not required for your analysis. The average life expectancy of county residents The number of primary care physicians in the county per 100,000 residents The percentage of residents living below the poverty line Several variables pertaining to the birth of children in the county The percentage of premature births The percentage of births to women under the age of 18 The percentage of births to women over the age of 40 The percentage of births to unmarried women An assessment of each county according the degree to which they are considered urban vs. rural
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- Spring '14
- Demography, Urban area, Life expectancy