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st: RE: are box plots limited to one y variable?
The answer to the question above is No.
Getting quite you want is a different matter.
I guess you may need some ad hoc scaling upstream
of graphing to get it. e.g. find constants a and
b such that
a + b log y
covers the same range as y.
graph7 y y , xlog oneway twoway box by(category)
is not what you want, but quite interesting.
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> I was thinking I would not be able to create a box plot with two y
> axes. I have a continuous variable with three categories where the
> variable is skewed. I wanted to make a box plot of the variable by
> categories on a raw and log scale in the same figure to emphasize the
> change in shape by category, while still showing a trend in
> medians by
> category. It's not possible to display have two axes with boxes as in
> twoway graphs?
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