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A TOOL TO REPRESENT PROBABILITIES IN AN EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND WAY
We’ve written before about using information grids when communicating risks to the general public. We like them. Turns out they are also called pictographs and, as we learned from an email from Brian Zikmund-Fisher, icon arrays.
As Brian puts it
Iconarray.com is a free online tool that enables anyone to create icon array risk graphics (sometimes called pictographs), download the images, or even embed the graphics in web pages just the way you can embed YouTube videos.
The current demonstration version is sponsored by the University of Michigan Risk Science Center and the UM Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine.
Here’s a glimpse at the user interface: