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RE: st: RE: Re: Other Box plots


From   "Wallace, John" <John_Wallace@affymetrix.com>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Re: Other Box plots
Date   Mon, 2 Dec 2002 09:16:45 -0800

Thanks Fred, thats a huge improvement.  The whiskers appear to behave as
percentiles however (5th & 95th, perhaps?) rather than functions of the IQR.
Still a useful display though!

-JW

-----Original Message-----
From: Fred Wolfe [mailto:fwolfe@arthritis-research.org] 

Here is an update to Phil Ender's box that allows an if expresssion

*! box2 modified from Phil Ender's box.ado to allow if and in [fw 11/28/02] 
*! v 1.1.0 11/28/02 
*! version 1.0.2 4/5/00 
program define box2
   version 6.0
   syntax varlist(max=2) [if] [in] [, Total]
   tokenize `varlist'
   marksample touse
   sort `2'
   graph `1' if `touse', box by(`2') ylabel `total'
end

At 08:03 PM 11/27/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>Thanks Scott.  Closer...but with Dr. Ender's version you can't use an 
>if exp statement to limit the dataset you're feeding into the plot.  
>I've started looking at the ado files in the do editor...perhaps 
>programming is my out.
>
>-JW

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