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Chart Of The Day – Tuesday, December 17, 2013

7 Deadly Sins in Maps

Wrath was calculated by comparing the total number of violent crimes - murder, assault and rape - reported to the FBI per capita.

Envy was calculated using the total number of thefts - robbery, burglary, larceny and stolen cars.

Gluttony was calculated by counting the number of fast food restaurants per capita.

Greed was calculated by comparing average incomes with the total number of inhabitants living beneath the poverty line.

Lust was calculated by compiling the number of sexually transmitted diseases - HIV, AIDS, syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea - reported per capita.

Sloth was calculated by comparing expenditures on arts, entertainment and recreation with the rate of employment.

And pride, lastly, is most important. The root of all sins, in this study, is the aggregate of all data.