INTERESTING GRAPHIC DESIGNS- MIX OF AGGREGATE AT DIFFERENT LEVELS

GRAPHIC/TEXT INTEGRATION - AGGREGATION/DISAGGREGATION- 19

Source: Scientific American - carenini@cs.pitt.edu

Aggregate: all others

Key provides the total percentage for the three aggregates: current white, current black and realistic goal

Text provides the results of some simple computations on the totals.

"Realistic goal for reducing the chances... for white women is one third" because: (32% - 20%) = 10% that is approximately one third of 32%.

"The corresponding goal for black women is less". . . . For black women we have (26%-20%) = 6% that is only one fourth of 26%

Text: "Realistic goal for reducing the chances of being stricken with any kind of cancer during a normal life span is, for white women, about one third. The corresponding goal for black women is less because their rates are already lower than the ones for white women. Almost anyone can achieve such a reduction in cancer risk by adopting prudent habits....."