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Estimating Racial Disparities

Functions to estimate the distribution of an outcome by race.

Impute Individual Race

Functions to perform Bayesian Improved Surname Geocoding, to estimate the probability of an individual belonging to different racial groups.

bisg() bisg_me() summary(<bisg>) predict(<bisg>) simulate(<bisg>)
Bayesian Improved Surname Geocoding (BISG)

Prepare and Preprocess Data

Functions to download Census data and process names and geographic identifiers.

Download Census Race Data
proc_zip() proc_state() proc_name()
Preprocess Last Names and Geographic Identifiers

Data and Miscellaneous

Example data and miscellaneous helper functions.

A pseudo-voterfile
cat_dir() cat_mixed()
BIRDiE Complete-Data Model Families
National Racial Demographics