Developing Materials That Convey Data with Charts and Graphs

It’s important to provide charts and graphs that are clear and easy to understand, but you may also need to frame those data with anecdotal stories, quotes, and photographs to provide a human context that helps reveal the larger story inherent in your numbers. You may wish to look at the Alternative Methods for Conveying Data in this section. Here are a few tips on designing effective materials that integrate traditional charts and graphs to convey data.
Communication and Social Marketing Center
The National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention
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