Project 1 Idea

For my project I am planning to map the average amount of physical activity of people across the United States. I will take the average physical activity for each state and compare them with the other states. I wanted to do something related to the well-being of people in each state, and I hypothesized that more physical activity is correlated to higher well-being. I also wanted to stay away from measuring obesity rates, since obesity has a negative connotation whereas physical activity is more positive.

Here is a pretty comprehensive report on physical activity in 2014:

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