(58) Risk calculator: More than a number

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This image presents a risk estimate to a patient. Its primary goal is to help patients categorize their risk (i.e., to make sure that patients know when they are at “high” risk or not).

What’s special about this image?

This simple number line graphic uses color categories and labels to provide cues regarding the increasing risk with higher patient scores.
  • My goal
  • Classifying risks
  • Raise or lower concern
  • Details or gist?
  • Gist understanding
  • Verbatim recall
  • Data I have
  • Risk estimate
  • Health conditions
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Graphic type
  • Number Line Graph
  • Color gradient