Hannah Recht is a data reporter at KHN. Before joining KHN, she worked at Bloomberg News as a data and graphics reporter, covering topics including health insurance policy and gender equity. She developed censusapi, an R package for easily retrieving U.S. Census data, and is an avid R programmer. She previously worked at the Urban Institute, including two years as a programmer on the Health Insurance Policy Simulation Model. She graduated from the University of Rochester with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and statistics and a minor in epidemiology.
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COVID-19 story recipe: Analyzing disparate impact based on race, poverty, and vulnerability in your area
Where to find the data, how to explore it, and questions to ask to reproduce the story for your communityPosted on
As new COVID-19 hot spots popped up across the country and states began to release data by race and ethnicity, the team at Kaiser Health News reported on why the illness was striking Black, Hispanic, and Native Americans so intensely. Here’s how you can use the data to report on your community.