choropleth map

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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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Cleveland and McGill [4] found that framed rectangle charts were easier to understand than chloropleth maps because framed rectangle charts facilitate graphical perception.
Certain chloropleth maps, specifically the ethnic and religious offerings, tend to be overly simplified, given the level of detail shown.
chloropleth map A thematic map in which areas are colored or