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Visualizing Infant Mortality Rate in Cuba

on Mon, 01/05/2015 - 19:16

This blog post visualizes the trends of Infant Mortality in Cuba from 1970 to 2014 and its situation at first administrative level in 2014. Data is reported by National Health Authorities from the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba.

Causes of Death in the World. 1990, 2005, 2010

on Sat, 05/18/2013 - 02:37

From public health perspective it is relevant not only to have information on the magnitude and distribution of mortality but also on the leading causes of deaths in population and how these are changing over time. This article focuses on this specific subject, providing information on the leading causes of deaths in the world and how these are changing from 1990 to 2010.

A global overview of the magnitude, disparities and trend of infant mortality in the world. 1950-2011

on Sun, 03/31/2013 - 18:23

This article serves just to introduce the makeover of the data visualization published as part of the article "Infant Mortality Rate in the World: Magnitude, Inequities and Trend". This data visualization makeover was submitted to the Elite 8 Viz Makeover Contest from tableau Software. See more inside.

Infant Mortality rate in the World: Magnitude, inequities and trends

on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 04:39

Infant Mortality rate in the World
This article will on Infant Mortality rate, visualizing its magnitude and trends by countries and highlighting inequities among regions and countries. Estimates of Infant Mortality rates from The United Nations Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN-IGME), published in the report "Levels and Trends in Child Mortality" were used as data source.

Mortality in the World 1970-2010

on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 04:54

This article aims to highlight the magnitude, distribution and trends of mortality in the World. To cover this subject, mortality or death rate, measured as number of deaths per 100,000 population is the health metric used. The data is available online at Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) Mortality Results 1970-2010.

Under-five mortality dashboard

on Sat, 09/29/2012 - 03:11
Under-five mortality dashboard
Under-five mortality dashboard visualizes the United Nation Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality's estimates of child mortality, child leading causes of death and income per person (GDP/Capit, PPP$ infation-adjusted) in an innovative way that allows users to explore and track the situation and trend about under-five child mortality.

Antique Visualizations on Mortality in USA

on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 16:20

Jonathan Soma, one of the founders of Brooklyn Brainery --a collaborative education organization based out of Brooklyn-- has created the very impresive website called A Handsome Atlas

A Handsome Atlas presents the amazing and incredible Statistical Atlases of the United States of America compiled in the final decades of the Nineteenth Century.

The old maps from the 19th century are probably the best graphs you can find. There are complete contrast to the aesthetics you find today.