Exploration of factors potentially associated with premature death in OH, CA, MN, NY, and WA

linear regression
outcome transformation
model comparison


The 2020 County Health Ranking Data was used to explore factors associated with premature death in the states ofOH, CA, MN, NY, and WA. Premature death, as measured by ‘Years of Potential Life Lost’ was the outcome variable. Predictor varialbes included income inequality, high-school graduation rate, sexually transmitted infections, and English proficiency. Please see analysis below for results