Hey everyone, I’m working on obtaining visits by cbg, but I’m a little confused on the documentation. There’s visitor_home_cbgs, and the documentation says that’s the number of associated visitors. I believe the documentation says that to then get the visits by CBG, we multiply the the number by the raw visit counts. How does that lead to visits by CBG?
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Hey @Alexander_Audet_American_Enterprise_Institute ! Just to clarify, you want to multiply by the average visits/visitor (raw_visit_counts divided by raw_visitor_counts) as an approximation. You do not multiply by just the raw_visit_counts.
Thanks for the clarification! I see what you’re getting to. The column visitor_home_cbgs looks at number of visitors, not visits, from census block groups. When you divide raw_visit_counts by raw_visitor_counts , it gives you the amount of visits per visitor. Thus, when you multiply that value by visitor_home_cbgs it gives you an approximation of visits from that CBG.
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