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Visualizing Health Care

The new Republican health care program proposal–the American Health Care Act–was released yesterday (March 6) and with it came the expected comparisons with the effects under The Affordable Care Act. At the Kaiser Family Foundation, Cynthia Cox estimated the changes of…

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Run Time Column Chart

The numbers in this table are run times for different graph processing libraries using five different algorithms on six different datasets. We are comparing the performance of our library, Gunrock (in term of run time) with several other libraries for various…

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Displaying Progress

Hi, I’ve attached two simple graphs (and data) that illustrate my attempts to display progress (or ‘direction of travel’) made by clients in a service. They were assessed when they come into the service, and again when they exit, in…

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HelpMeViz - Reach Comparison, Hourly Breakdown - B

Line or Column?

I want to show several performance metrics in an hourly breakdown, let’s take Facebook Ad Clicks (for a specific advertiser/campaign) as an example (data). Each value in the X-axis represents one hour. Since the timeframe is only 24h, and the breakdown is…

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Christopher Nolan Filmography

Saw this in New York magazine. It’s a column chart of Christopher Nolan’s nine films and includes domestic running time, box office returns, and the rotten tomatoes score. There’s got to be a better way to do this. I’ve created…

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Percentages and Targets

This request for help comes from Mike Clark. I am aiming to compare two categories (both in percentage), one of which can and does have negative values for particular locations, and then grouped into regions. There is also a 75%…

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Trying to Fix “The Fix”

Over on PolicyViz, I wrote a post about this graph from The Fix at the Washington Post. I’m not a fan of the graph namely because the focus of the article was about the change in approval ratings between 2012…

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Trying to Excel at Excel

I am trying to create an Excel column chart that displays a ‘Target’ column and an ‘Actual’ column by month. I would like the ‘Target’ column to always show on the chart in blue and next to it (right) I…

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Causes of Death and Disability

Mike Freeman, from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, submitted this interactive visualization for feedback and advice. He is requesting comments on three specific areas (but, sorry, the data are not available): 1. Scales:…

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