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Friday, November 27, 2009

Stats One Shot

Not my favorite form of data representation. Anyway, in the 1800s, who first used this form of the pie, and to represent what?
























Answer: Florence Nightingale developed the polar area diagram (also known as the Nightingale rose diagram) to illustrate seasonal sources of patient mortality in the military field hospital she managed.

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Well cracked by Sudhakar Gupta and mit. Partially correct responses from Parth and my space.

4 comments:

my space said...

Coxcombs

mit said...

This is the 'polar area diagram' or the 'Nightingale rose diagram' used by Florence Nightingale, to show the causes of the death of patients she managed in the battlefield.

Sudhakar Gupta said...

This chart was compiled by Florence Nightingale to displays the causes of the deaths of soldiers during the Crimean war 1854-1856.

Parth said...

coxcomb diagrams or polar area pie diagrams invented by florence nightingale.
these are reasons of death of soldiers in the camp where she was the nurse i guess i am not sure

Friday, November 27, 2009

Stats One Shot

Not my favorite form of data representation. Anyway, in the 1800s, who first used this form of the pie, and to represent what?
























Answer: Florence Nightingale developed the polar area diagram (also known as the Nightingale rose diagram) to illustrate seasonal sources of patient mortality in the military field hospital she managed.

Source


Well cracked by Sudhakar Gupta and mit. Partially correct responses from Parth and my space.

4 comments:

my space said...

Coxcombs

mit said...

This is the 'polar area diagram' or the 'Nightingale rose diagram' used by Florence Nightingale, to show the causes of the death of patients she managed in the battlefield.

Sudhakar Gupta said...

This chart was compiled by Florence Nightingale to displays the causes of the deaths of soldiers during the Crimean war 1854-1856.

Parth said...

coxcomb diagrams or polar area pie diagrams invented by florence nightingale.
these are reasons of death of soldiers in the camp where she was the nurse i guess i am not sure