findSVI: Calculate Social Vulnerability Index for Communities

Developed by CDC/ATSDR (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry), Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) serves as a tool to assess the resilience of communities by taking into account socioeconomic and demographic factors. Provided with year(s), region(s) and a geographic level of interest, 'findSVI' retrieves required variables from US census data and calculates SVI for communities in the specified area based on CDC/ATSDR SVI documentation. Reference for the calculation methods: Flanagan BE, Gregory EW, Hallisey EJ, Heitgerd JL, Lewis B (2011) <doi:10.2202/1547-7355.1792>.

Version: 0.1.2
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: cli, dplyr, magrittr, purrr, stringr, tidycensus, tidyr, tidyselect, rlang, utils
Suggests: testthat (≥ 3.0.0), knitr, rmarkdown, leaflet, htmltools, glue, sf, ggplot2, tmap
Published: 2023-08-25
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.findSVI
Author: Heli Xu ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph]
Maintainer: Heli Xu <xuheli91 at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: findSVI results


Reference manual: findSVI.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to findSVI


Package source: findSVI_0.1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): findSVI_0.1.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): findSVI_0.1.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): findSVI_0.1.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): findSVI_0.1.2.tgz


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