Formatting Summary Tables In R

Laura Ellis shows us how to create formatted tables using the formattable package in R:

We are going to narrow down the data set to focus on 4 key health metrics. Specifically the prevalence of obesity, tobacco use, cardiovascular disease and obesity. We are then going to select only the indicator name and yearly KPI value columns. Finally we are going to make extra columns to display the 2011 to 2016 yearly average and the 2011 to 2016 metric improvements.

Tables are an area of data visualization that we tend to forget at our own peril.

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