Visualization: relationships between state indicators
The visualization below creates a scatterplot showing the relationship between two variables in the State Indicators Database. Select both variables using the drop-down menus (one for the horizontal [x] axis and one for the vertical [y] axis). All data are for 2018.
The red circles that appear in the plot are states (you can identify them by pointing to them). The line in the scatterplot is a “best fit” line, and it represents the average relationship between the two variables you select.
Visualization by Bilan Jama and Lauren Schneider
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