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choropleth map

A map on which areas are colored or shaded according to variables, e.g., where a disease is active and where quiescent.
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In this context, we also reflect on whether choropleth maps linked with PCPs work.
In addition to investigating the extent to which our augmented halftone technique could be used to create tactilely distinctive classes on choropleth maps, we investigated the number of different tactile classes the participants could distinguish.
The geopolygons module provides 3D choropleth mapping capabilities, allowing the user to translate 2D polygon GEOPOLYGONS data into 3D shapes.
The mapping of commercial real estate data is typically done by means of choropleth mapping, which is also known as district mapping.
Based upon data analyzed thus far, the advantages of using the computer software are that students: 1) do not find it so tedious to try to construct various types of maps such as choropleth or circle or dot or isoline maps; 2) are able to focus more upon interpreting the maps produced because of having been able to spend less time on map-making than when using traditional pen-and-ink cartography; and 3) have a sense of being "professional geographers" as they master the technology of the simple GIS (geographic information system) of this particular CD-ROM.
The LISA cluster maps of age-adjusted mortality rates for all causes at the beginning and end of the study period recapitulate the pattern observed in the choropleth maps, but reduce the complexity so that statistically significant clusters can be more easily distinguished.
2a software (ESRI, Redlands, CA) to create dot density and choropleth maps.
Symbols with classed variants (Aspaas and Lavin 1989) or with continuous variation in patterns (Brassel and Utano 1979) may also be used for choropleth maps.
The SES index of relative advantage was represented as a choropleth map by neighborhood overlaid with different contextual indicators.
Figure 5 shows a choropleth plot of the entire country during June 1969, which we have chosen as our reference month because of its intense herbicide spray history.
For the map outputs, two cartographical methods were used--diagram map and choropleth map.
Second to choropleth maps, the most common type of thematic representation was flow arrows.