Seven Deadly Sins Map – Where Does Your State Fall?

Geographers from Kansas State University calculated the 7 deadly sins on a map of the U.S. I can’t speak to the accuracy, but the methodology is below each graph. How does your state measure up?

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

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

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


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Pride is the aggregate of all data from the six other sins, averaged into an overview of all evil.

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


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

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

H/T: FlowingData.com

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