Datapeek

Find opportunities for data-oriented content marketing
Find opportunities for data-oriented content marketing
on Hacker News

1
We monitor Hacker News for comments backed by links containing data.
2
You pick comments on topics relevant to your startup field
start tour >
3
Take part in conversations and add your quantitative insights.
Date + Area + Visual Type +

Get a weekly newsletter with the best comments



HN
Suicides are up.The evidence for that is quite weak.From https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4352Overall, the literature on the effect of covid-19 on suicide should be interpreted with caution. Most ...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
hacker news link | site germany us study
How about this, then. From https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/the-hidden-long-term-cog... :> There is one inevitable conclusion from these studies: COVID infection frequently leads to brain damage —...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
hacker news link | site germany study
Are you sure? From https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/... :> In this study of a cohort of German patients recently recovered from COVID-19 infection, CMR revealed cardiac inv...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
Interestingly, in the UK the average age of people who die from coronavirus (82.4) is slightly older than the average age of people dying of other causes (81.5).https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/aver...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
Sweden basically did a lockdown - it just wasn't state-mandated.If you look at the mobility data [1], you'll see that Sweden followed a very similar trend to its neighbors, and actually maintained low...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
hacker news link | site sweden us
To get a better idea of why zooming out 20 years isn't reasonable, take a look at the past 120 years in the US (Sweden's numbers likely follow the same trajectory): https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data-visua...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
If you zoom out 200 years, this year's mortality looks awesome!Yes, the world has become a safer place to live in over the years.Given the downward trend in age adjusted deaths per million over time, ...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
Sweden had pretty good numbers over the summer, but sadly have a spike of cases over the last month. Essentially half of the total covid cases in Sweden have occurred in time. So with some lag, I'd ...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
February through July, an average of 9.3 years of life lost.https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/advance-article/doi/10.1..."Deaths among adults 65 and older accounted for 80% of excess YLL in Apr...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
If you look at data for my country (Scotland) it the 45 - 64 age group have occupied the most hospital beds during the pandemic.https://www.travellingtabby.com/scotland-coronavirus-tracker...Scroll to...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
UK death rate, 2015: 9.179 / 1000; 2020: 9.413.Calculated total deaths, 2015 (pop. 64.85 million): 595,258.15; 2020 (pop. 67.89 million): 639,048.57.Difference: 43,790.42. Weekly averages: 11,000 - 12...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
exactly. to boot, if you look at death rates for all of the UK, they have been on an upward trend for the past several years so it is no surprise that deaths would higher this year than in any year in...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
Might be true, and likely is for England, but not for Wales. The data presented on this website doesn't show the flu death curves for 2017 - 2020, only the spike of this year. And you cannot compare a...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
HN
CDC's numbers as of today, scroll down to the "Weekly number of deaths (from all causes)" sectionhttps://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/excess_deaths.htm...
show context + On: The number of people dying is not the same as in any other y
This[1] is their source description for Luxembourg. Following their "country profile" link from there, their source seems to be saying around 1% positive test rate for Luxembourg[2].So it's ...
show context + On: MicroCOVID: Estimate the Covid risk from your ordinary daily
I love the effort to quantify things! It's a great approach.I am sure there are a bunch of ways to nitpick but I appreciate the approach.I personally think you need a drop-down for age and your risk t...
show context + On: MicroCOVID: Estimate the Covid risk from your ordinary daily
hacker news link | site us timeline
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/timeline-president-donald-trump...Feb 26: "And again, when you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that's a prett...
show context + On: Mortality Rates from Covid-19 Are Lower in Unionized Nursing
HN
hacker news link | site england france study
Timely reminder for everyone that there is as of yet no evidence that Apple/Google/DP3T/ExposureFramework based apps deployed in the wild actually work effectively. They've been deployed in a number o...
show context + On: Ireland's Health Service Open Sources Official Covid-19 Trac
hacker news link | site world study
There have reports both ways. It seems quite reasonable that nobody has been looking very hard where there aren't any symptoms. https://www.livescience.com/can-kids-get-coronavirus.html...
show context + On: 'Dramatic decline' in average age of Florida coronavirus pat
hacker news link | site china us
I'll respond in the hopes that you learn.First, your general assessment is wrong. The news was already reporting about US intelligence knowing about this in autumn of 2019, as well as China knowing ab...
show context + On: Wuhan hospital traffic, search engine data indicate virus ac