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Jon Peltier

The scatter chart is far superior.

What was plotted in the pie?
What is the time frame of the chart's data (the cited web page didn't say)?

Mike

Colors suck for us color blind folks. Let me tell you.

Rick Wicklin

It is also interesting that the Shark Foundation data differ from the statistics at the International Shark Attack File: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/sharks/statistics/species2.htm
Still, I suppose we can forgive some discrepancies. As the ISAF web page notes, "positive identification of attacking sharks is very difficult since victims rarely make adequate observations of the attacker." Yeah, I can believe that!

Rick Wicklin

Although sometimes a stacked bar chart can be misleading, I think it works for these data. An alternative presentation is at http://blogs.sas.com/iml/index.php?/archives/72-When-Sharks-Attack!.html

elly

Thanks, this helped I guess....

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