Affordable Care Act progress report

Oct 28, 2014

The New York Times takes a data-centric look at the progress of the Affordable Health Care Act here in the United States. It’s a team effort seven-parter describing changes in uninsured percentages, affordability, and changes to the health care industry as a whole. Probably want to save this one for later.

Chart Type Used

Area Chart

The space between the data and the baseline is filled with a color or a pattern, usually emphasizing counts or percentages for a single variable.

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