Black mortality gap

September 8, 2021


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Anna Flagg, for NYT’s The Upshot, used dots arranged as a stacked area chart to show the difference between two mortality rates. Each dot represents 10 people, and they start as a random cloud. A transition to show rate by age lends focus to both an absolute and relative count.

Chart Types Used

Dot PlotStacked Area Chart