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Re: st: Other Box plots

From   "Wallace, John" <>
To   "''" <>
Subject   Re: st: Other Box plots
Date   Mon, 2 Dec 2002 11:03:06 -0800

I'll attack it as a longer term ojective then.  Thanks for the advice.


-----Original Message-----
From: Nick Cox [] 

Wallace, John
> ...the plot I'm
> describing allows you to make judgements about how likely 
> it is that suspect
> points in your dataset are outliers.  The whiskers of the 
> plot would span a
> larger range than the data itself, given a "normal" sample. 
>  For that
> reason, I would want the whiskers out to 3*IQR replaced by 
> the data points themselves.

What you want would need some original programming. 
I think it is manageable with various tricks, 
but by the same token it would be tricky. If 
you've not programmed in Stata before, it 
would be a formidable first problem. 


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