‘Coxcomb’ Diagram, 1858

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Statistics & Evidence Based Healthcare ‘Coxcomb’ Diagram, 1858 Display No. 55 Known as a rose diagram but commonly called ‘coxcomb’, this graph, which resembles a pie chart, was designed by Nightingale with the help of William Farr. It highlights the number of unnecessary deaths during the Crimean War as a