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st: RE: Graph Mean SD of continuous variable over categorical variable


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Graph Mean SD of continuous variable over categorical variable
Date   Fri, 18 Jun 2004 18:01:29 +0100

No need to search. Just work it 
out step by step: 

egen mean = mean(cont), by(cat) 
egen sd = sd(cont), by(cat) 
gen upper = mean + sd
gen lower = mean - sd 

scatter mean cat || rcap upper lower cat 

or even 

serrbar mean sd cat 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Syed O Masood
 
> I have to graph Mean +/- SD of a continuous variable
> over categorical variable. So far my search has not
> given me a graph option to plot a dot / bar graph of
> mean SD of a continuous varibale over categorical
> variable.

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