How to integrate opioid use and economic data and visualize these trends over time?
What it does
Visualizes various data sources for opioid use and economic indicators to integrate these various sources of information in a cohesive manner.
How we built it
Uses a Google Trends API in Python and Tableau data visualization software
Challenges we ran into
Determining which economic indicators are the most relevant to the issue of opioid use
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Visualizing many data sources together and developing a more clear picture of how they relate to one another
What we learned
The opioid crisis is a complex issue with many relevant factors, which may be more fully understood by capturing trends over time and observing trends inherent in many sources of data.
What's next for Opioid Monitor
Integrating data for more states and gathering more data sources from Pennsylvania.