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Visualizing 50 Years of Cancer Mortality Rates Across the US at Multiple Geographic Levels Using a Synchronized Map and Graph Animation


The figure consists of 2 maps and 2 graphs, side-by- side to represent the first and last frames of the corresponding animation at with https://www.youtube.com/embed/5sGU5hH-0eA that shows the change in US cancer mortality from 1968 through 2017. State, county, and District of Columbia rates are comparable. Age-adjusted rates are represented for the United States by vertical reference lines layered over the bars on each map. The reference lines enable comparisons of state-level rates with national rates. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (5).

Static display of the change in US cancer mortality rates from 1968 to 2017.

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