ndi: Neighborhood Deprivation Indices

Computes various metrics of socio-economic deprivation and disparity in the United States. Some metrics are considered "spatial" because they consider the values of neighboring (i.e., adjacent) census geographies in their computation, while other metrics are "aspatial" because they only consider the value within each census geography. Two types of aspatial neighborhood deprivation indices (NDI) are available: including: (1) based on Messer et al. (2006) <doi:10.1007/s11524-006-9094-x> and (2) based on Andrews et al. (2020) <doi:10.1080/17445647.2020.1750066> and Slotman et al. (2022) <doi:10.1016/j.dib.2022.108002> who use variables chosen by Roux and Mair (2010) <doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.05333.x>. Both are a decomposition of multiple demographic characteristics from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-year estimates (ACS-5; 2010-2020). Using data from the ACS-5 (2009-2020), the package can also (1) compute the spatial Racial Isolation Index (RI) based on Anthopolos et al. (2011) <doi:10.1016/j.sste.2011.06.002>s, (2) compute spatial the Educational Isolation Index (EI) based on Bravo et al. (2021) <doi:10.3390/ijerph18179384>,and (3) retrieve the aspatial Gini Index based on Gini (1921) <doi:10.2307/2223319>.

Version: 0.1.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: dplyr, MASS, Matrix, psych, sf, stats, stringr, tidycensus, tidyr
Suggests: ggplot2, testthat, tigris, R.rsp, spelling
Published: 2022-08-15
Author: Ian D. Buller ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph], NCI [cph, fnd]
Maintainer: Ian D. Buller <ian.buller at nih.gov>
BugReports: https://github.com/idblr/ndi/issues
License: Apache License (≥ 2.0)
URL: https://github.com/idblr/ndi
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-US
Citation: ndi citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: ndi results


Reference manual: ndi.pdf
Vignettes: ndi: Neighborhood Deprivation Indices


Package source: ndi_0.1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: ndi_0.1.1.zip, r-release: ndi_0.1.1.zip, r-oldrel: ndi_0.1.1.zip
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): ndi_0.1.1.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): ndi_0.1.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): ndi_0.1.1.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): ndi_0.1.1.tgz
Old sources: ndi archive


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