Data Stories: Demographics, Height, and Health
These graphics allow you to see how some statistics differ across population groups, how much taller people have become over time, and how behavior and health are statistically related.
- By Lindsay Stares
- February 21, 2018
Exploring Demographic Details
You can click through the different options on this interactive visualization to see how broad population groups in the U.S. compare on a handful of metrics. The changing percentages are animated, which can draw your attention to trends.
Growing Over Time
Average height has increased in many countries around the world with changes in healthcare and nutrition. Business Insider demonstrates this trend with a simple but effective gif.
An Unhealthy Relationship
Do unhealthy behaviors directly correlate to poor health outcomes? It’s not a one-to-one relationship, according to data from the 500 Cities project.
About the Author
Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her here.