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Re: st: RE: alternative to rcap

From   Roger Newson <>
Subject   Re: st: RE: alternative to rcap
Date   Mon, 01 Mar 2004 12:07:24 +0000

At 10:19 01/03/04 +0000, Nick Cox wrote (in reply to Dimitriy V. Masterov):
-twoway rcap- here draws the bars. To do what
you want you need to add other graph elements.

Alternatively, as a canned solution,
-serrbar- will get you most of the way.
Another canned solution might be to use -eclplot-, downloadable from SSC, with a by-option. If you install -eclplot-, then you can type something like

gene min95=mean-2*se
gene max95=mean+2*se
eclplot mean min95 max95 x, by(country sex, compact legend(off)) estopts(connect(direct))

and you should get an array of CI plots, one for each country and sex.

I hope this helps.


Roger Newson
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