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COGIS is a Geographic Information System (GIS)-based tool that allows users to turn complex data sets into maps and other easy-to-use visualizations, revealing the relationships, patterns, and trends that help tell a story.
Find Inspiration: Explore Ways COGIS Can Work for You
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COGIS has thousands of layers of national, state, county, and local data on children and youth, poverty, education, civic engagement, food, health, housing, the environment, and transportation.
Starter Maps: Explore Indicators of Obesity in Your Community
With these maps you can:
- visualize data at local, regional, and national levels;
- identify relationships among obesity and numerous other factors, such as a neighborhoods’ socioeconomic status, residents’ health attributes, prevalence of fast-food restaurants, or ease of walking; and
- produce maps, reports, and “what if” scenarios.
Support for this project was provided by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation