The person in this cartoon nailed it. I’m going to do the same starting this weekend, and I recommend that you do too, if you want to live longer.
(Couldn’t find where this is from. Anyone know?)
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People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?
There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.
I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.
There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.