Data for: Bayesian Hierarchical Spatial Models: Implementing the Besag York Mollié Model in Stan
File bym_nyc_study.csv contains data on youth pedestrian injuries and census data for NYC census tracts as follows: census_tract: 2010 Census tract ID ped_injury_5to18: Number of pedestrian injuries from 2005-2014 recorded by the Department of Transportation for children ages 5-18 years youth_pop_5to18: 2010 Census population counts of youth ages 5 to 18 commute_priv_vehicle: Percentage commuters who traveled to work primarily by a private vehicle, from the American Community Survey for the years 2010-2014 med_hhincome: Median household income from American Community Survey for the years 2010-2014 avg_ann_daily_traffic: Maximum value of street-level annual average daily traffic values for that census tract from 2015, adapted from the NYS Department of Transportation fragment_index: Standardized composite index of American Community Survey estimates of vacant housing units, householders living alone, non-owner occupied housing units, and population having moved within the previous year. Each metric was standardized with a mean of zero and added together into a single index. Disclaimer: Pedestrian crash data were originally compiled by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) for governmental purposes; the information has subsequently been stratified and aggregated for analysis by the authors of this manuscript. DOT and the City of New York make no representation as to the accuracy or usefulness of the information provided by this application or the information’s suitability for any purpose and disclaim any liability for omissions or errors that may be contained therein.