choropleth map

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Noun1.choropleth map - a map that uses graded differences in shading or color or the placing of symbols inside defined areas on the map in order to indicate the average values of some property or quantity in those areas
map - a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
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Child Poverty -- Figures of child poverty around the country differ, but if you, as I did, make a choropleth map, you'll find it is minimal in Thimphu and rises the farther it goes from there.
A choropleth map presents geographical areas shaded or patterned in proportion to the measurement of the displayed statistical variable, such as per-capita income or voting districts.
Figure 1 depicts the choropleth map of age-sex-standardized CRC incidence rates (adjusted for all the factors in the saturated model), which ranged from 10.6 to 1026 (per 100 000) in 1985 to 2012.
The choropleth map in Figure 3 shows the smoothed incidence rates of NSCLC across Manitoba from 1992 to 2008.
Caption: Figure 3: Differences of 10 m wind and wind speed (choropleth map, unit: m [s.sup.-1]) between URBAN and PRE-URBAN test (URBAN minus PRE-URBAN) for daytime (06:00 UTC) and nighttime (18:00 UTC), during 1-2 January 2010.
The choropleth map identified significant clusters of leprosy in Kebbi state in the North West geopolitical zone of the country at P < 0-01.
Road densities of different towns were mentioned through choropleth map. Incidence of different road accident events were geo-coded on the Google earth with the help of information provided by the victims or their relatives in hospitals, subsequently the most appropriate location were marked with the support of RTIPC officials and NED University along with the students of Department of Geography, University of Karachi.
If the index shown on a choropleth map has a composite nature and has been calculated on the basis of a set of subindices, the polylines from parallel coordinates may enable the users to get an insight into these subindices, and as demonstrated earlier, it can be straightforward.
Cartographer pair wise compares the importance of the setting of coordinate system of software with the library of point, line and area symbols or with the possibilities to create choropleth map or an automatic function of generation of legend.
A common thematic map, and the type used in our research, is a choropleth map. A choropleth map is one in which the data or enumeration units are represented by patterns or colors.