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Data Adapted by Joanna Wolfe from Marianne W. Zawitz, Bureau of Justice Statistics, October 11, 2000 Presenting effective Tables and Figures
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This presentation covers the principles of creating good technical graphs and tables. 1. Provide descriptive captions. 2. Consider your “story” and audience when presenting data. 3. Avoid non-data ink. 4. Be ethical: Persuade but do not deceive.
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Always label tables and figures. Figure 2: Recurrence of Gastric ulcers for the year after successful healing with ranitidine alone or triple therapy plus ranitidine. No maintenance was given. Percent with Ulcer Recurrence Weeks
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Graphs excel at emphasizing trends and relationships while tables display exact values in a small amount of space. Weeks Ranitidine alone Triple therapy 4 8% 0% 8 20% 5% 16 42% 10% 24 60% 10% Table 1: Recurrence of Gastric Ulcers by Therapy Type Fig 2: Recurrence of Gastric Ulcers by Therapy Type
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Line graphs are good for communicating change over time.
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Bar graphs are good for communicating differences between values.
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Pie charts are good for simple messages.
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