Healthy Communities Institute

Create and save a custom dashboard

You can use the customize dashboard page to create your own dashboard. To access the customize dashboard add the following text after the .org in the site url: /index.php?module=indicators&controller=index&action=indicatorsearch

Create a Filter Custom Dashboard

You can create a custom dashboard by filtering by location, topic, age group, classificationcomparison type and source.  In addition, you can choose to display subgroup data which will show up as downloadable charts below each indicator. All fields are optional. If no filters are selected, all available options will display.

To select items, simply type the name in the filter by field or scroll through until you find what you are looking for.  Multiple items can be selected at once. To select locations on a map, click the arrow next to Filter by Locations. Here you will also be able to select all zip codes within a given county. To select all sub-topics within a topic, click on the arrow next to Filter by Topics.

You can also choose to group by indicator, group by location, or use list view. Learn more about the different display sorting options here

To see the results, press Search. 

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Create a Hand-Picked Custom Dashboard

You can create a custom dashboard by hand-picking select indicators and filtering by location, and comparison type. In addition, you can choose to display subgroup data which will show up as downloadable charts below each indicator. All fields are optional. If no filters are selected, all available options will display.

To select items, simply type the name in the filter by field or scroll through until you find what you are looking for. Multiple items can be selected at once. To select locations on a map, click the arrow next to Filter by Locations. Here you will also be able to select all zip codes within a given county. 

You can also choose to group by indicator, group by location or use Data Availability view. Learn more about the different display sorting options here

To see the results, press Search. 

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Learn more about how filtered and handpicked dashboard differ by clicking here.

Saving the Dashboard
Above the search results, you'll see a link to save a link to this search.  This will save the search parameters so you may visit the dashboard again.  NOTE: if indicators values are updated when you return to the saved search, you will see the most up to date data values.  If you are interested in saving the data as a snapshot in time, download the search results.   
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