Dashboards typically include multiple metrics. In the case of COVID-19, the most commonly reported metrics include direct counts, specifically total counts and new counts. Learn how to identify the metrics you should be paying most attention to.
- [Instructor] Dashboards can show us a lot of information … in different formats. … In particular, we can see data, we can see metrics, … and we can also see visualizations. … And the beauty of a dashboard … is that it shows us all of this information in one view. … So in this video, … I'm going to show you the different metrics … that are commonly found in COVID-19 dashboards … and the definitions associated with the different numbers … and visualizations that you will see … when you visit any one of these websites. … So here we have the John Hopkins University … Center for Systems Science and Engineering's dashboard … for COVID-19, which is one of the most popular dashboards … that are currently available. … We can see that it has several metrics … and visualizations available. … On the left we have the number of confirmed cases. … On the upper-right, we see the number of deaths. … And on the lower-right, … we can see that there's a visualization … of the confirmed cases … that are also being referenced on the left. …
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- What is a dashboard?
- Identifying the underlying data
- Interpreting key metrics
- Navigating the John Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard
- Evaluating the IHME dashboard
- Assessing the risks and limitations of using the dashboard