Code and data behind FiveThirtyEight's Gun Deaths in America project.
There are five files in this repository:
CDC_parser.R- code to download, clean and parse data from the CDC's Multiple Cause of Death datafile.
interactive_prep.R- code to generate the data behind our interactive data visualization.
interactive_data.csv- clean data behind our interactive data visualization
full_data.csv- cleaned gun-death data from the CDC for 2012-2014.
SHR_parser.R- code to clean and parse data from the FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports.
Questions/comments/corrections: email Ben Casselman