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Coding: Streeb, Dirk: D. J. Muscatello et al. [2006]: Communicating population health statistics through graphs: a randomised controlled trial of graph design interventions doi:10.1186/1741-7015-4-33 - 20.03.18 10:49

Publication D. J. Muscatello et al. [2006]: Communicating population health statistics through graphs: a randomised controlled trial of graph design interventions doi:10.1186/1741-7015-4-33
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Spatial mappings conflict (-) Negative One or more sentences sec. Effects of interventions «Changing the y axis of a graph so that the upward direction represented an increase rather than a decrease in the plotted quantity when judging the direction of a trend.»
Visualizations are combined with language (+) Positive One or more sentences sec. Effects of interventions «Including a footnote to explain an acronym and perform a task that requires knowledge of the meaning of the acronym.»
Visualizations are discrete (+) Positive One or more subsections sec. Volume of information «Reducing information in graphs should improve reader performance. […] …the intervention raised the comprehension rate by 20% even for university-educated participants.»
Visualizations show additional relationships (+) Positive One or more sentences sec. Effects of interventions «Making the y axis range of two adjacent graphs match and comparing the size of a difference between the two series shown on each graph.»
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