News stories often try to clarify disparities in disease risk across populations. E.g., the disease is more common in this group vs. that group. This display tries to convey not only that one group’s risk is more but also just how much more.
Visualizing Health graphics and data should not be used for real medical decision making. The data used in the graphics are for demonstration purposes only; they are plausible, but may not be medically accurate. If you are concerned about your risk for any of the health conditions included in one or more of the graphics, please talk to your doctor or other health care provider.