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Section 4.1.2

Clarifying Relationships

Use graphics to clarify relationshipsamong complicated data sets. Converting Table 1 to a chart (Figure 2) helps draw out the resultsof a study of linguistic groups.

Table 1. First languages of the Finno-Ugric peoples of the former Soviet Union.

Ethnicity Own Ethnic Language Russian Other
Estonian 95.46% 4.38% 0.16%
Udmurt 69.64% 30.04% 0.31%
Mari 80.81% 18.80% 0.38%
Komi 70.39% 29.45% 0.14%
Nenets 77.11% 18.09% 4.80%
Evenki 30.42% 28.47% 41.11%
Khanty 60.45% 38.80% 0.74%
Mansi 37.05% 61.99% 0.96%
Selkup 47.65% 50.55% 1.80%
Saami 42.17% 56.46% 1.38%
Yenets 45.45% 38.28% 16.27%
Komi-Perm 70.06% 29.69% 0.25%
Karelian 47.77% 51.84% 0.39%
Finnish 34.55% 54.55% 10.90%
Veps 50.84% 48.52% 0.64%
Livonian 43.81% 14.60% 41.59%

--Erika Mitchell, Research Notebook (based on data from "Vsesoiuznaia perepis' naseleniia 1989 goda," Vestnik statistiki 1990))

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