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Provider Network Analysis diagrams can be very confusing if many relationships are shown at once. To make major parts of the network more clear, simpler versions of the diagrams can be shown. By increasing the number of interactions required to show a relationship, the number of qualifying relationships will be reduced. This produces diagrams that show fewer connections.

Here is an example of a very complex diagram that conveys little information:

Cincinnati social network analysis, one or more transition filter, 2011.
All providers for Cincinnati (CY 2011). Connections indicate one or more transitions shared.

In the next diagram we only show connections with 10 or more interactions:

10 or more transitions filter on a 2011 Cincinnati social network analysis
Providers connected by a minimum of 10 transitions (CY 2011)

In the next diagram we only show connections with 30 or more interactions:

30 or more transitions filter on a 2011 Cincinnati social network analysis
Providers connected by a minimum of 30 transitions (CY 2011)

In the next diagram we only show connections with 100 or more interactions:

100 or more transitions filter on a 2011 Cincinnati social network analysis.
Providers connected by a minimum of 100 transitions (CY 2011)

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