CS 1173 Computation for Scientists and Engineers
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Early outbreak deaths in H1N1 Flu

deaths by age for early outbreak H1N1 In traditional flu, approximately 90% of the flu-related deaths occur in people over the age of 65. In contrast, H1N1 flu virus appears to affect younger patients more adversely. The histogram below shows a breakdown of deaths by age group for US patients who contracted the flu early in the outbreak.

The graph was taken from:
Novel H1N1 Flu: Facts and Figures
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/H1N1FLU/surveillanceqa.htm


Detoxification length of stay and reasons for discharge

comparison of wages of Texas men and women The charts compare the average and median length of stay in detoxification organized by reason of discharge. The information is based on 211,161 admission/discharge records from 2004.

Graph and additional information was taken from:
Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 2004: Discharges from Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Office of Applied Studies
US Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/TEDSdischarges/2k4/TEDSD2k4Chp8.htm


US cancer deaths for different types of cancer

cancer deaths from different cancer types The graphic displays predictions of the number of new cases and the number of deaths from different types of cancer in the US for 2007. These predictions are based on sampling the population and then then projecting forward.

The graph and its accompanying article appeared in the New York Times on July 29, 2007:
Leading causes of cancer deaths
http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2007/07/29/health/29cancer.graph.web.html