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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Whereas all maps formed a single category, one chloropleth, murder rate, was grouped with graphs.
Certain chloropleth maps, specifically the ethnic and religious offerings, tend to be overly simplified, given the level of detail shown.
1 (ESRI, Redlands, CA, USA) was used to create chloropleth maps based on disease rates and LDI measures.