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Health Clubs per Census Tract and More

The CGA developed summary data for a public health study investigating access to businesses that may impact obesity rates.

An ArcObjects procedure was developed to parse twenty categories of businesses by SIC codes from a nationwide business location file.

A second procedure counted the number of businesses by category for each Census Tract.

The resulting GIS database can be used for analysis and mapping.

2006
School  HMS
Client  David Kaelber, HMS The Center for IT Leadership, Partners Healthcare System