Below, I list resources related to the paper with minimal commentary.
Data and Code
As strong believers in the importance of transparent, reproducible research, all our code and data was made available on the official Github repository at the time of publication. This repository is constantly evolving to reflect input from others; however, the original code (at the time of publication) is tagged under the
Additional Official Resources
- Frequently asked questions (and in Spanish). Includes answers to fascinating questions like “What is a confidence interval?” and “How many people died?”
- The paper in Spanish because dissemination of findings to our target audience and research population is vitally important.
- Responses to common media inquiries particularly about person-time.
- Post-publication analyses (i.e., a more technical FAQ) that highlights some analyses we did but did not publish.
- An XML of the original survey instrument exactly as asked (in both English and Spanish) with the answer choices and introduction script.
- Rafa Irizarry analyzes new data released after our paper was published.
- Andrew Gelman gives his thoughts on our paper.
- The official Harvard press release with confidence intervals everywhere and no specific number in the headline.
- Rafa provides a detailed account of the timeline of our paper (including our requests for government death certificate data).
- Rafa and Rolando publish a pre-print examining daily death certificate data, including cause of death.