Maya Miller is now an engagement reporting fellow with ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network. When working on this story, she was a data and health journalism fellow with Measure of America, where she worked with newsrooms across New York City on data-driven health stories. Follow her on Twitter @mayatmiller.
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How We Reported on Gunshot Victims’ Access to Trauma Care
We mapped 12,000 gunshots to reveal a hole in New York City’s trauma system, and other newsrooms can do the same in their areas.Posted on
Using data on the more than 12,000 shootings recorded by the NYPD in a 9-year-period, we mapped shootings relative to trauma centers and looked at the relationship between fatality and distance to a trauma center. We also looked at how the number of ICU beds in trauma centers nearby victims affected fatality.