Here we examine public health in Metro Atlanta, including issues of food security, access to healthy foods, life expectancies, obesity, and smoking.
This map from our feature on Life expectancy for low-income residents in metro Atlanta uses data from The Health Inequality Project study to show the difference in life expectancy between high- and low-income metro Atlanta residents by county. On average, for the 20-county region as a whole, a wealthier resident (top income quartile) will live 6.5 years longer
New research from The Health Inequality Project Does where you live affect how long you live? What is the relationship between income and life expectancy? New research from The Health Inequality Project explores the association between income and life expectancy in the U.S. using data from 2001-2014. In addition to exploring the relationship between higher