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st: RE: yscale/range to plot

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: yscale/range to plot
Date   Mon, 7 Mar 2005 12:45:52 -0000

Sometimes you have to force the labels 
as well. That is, -ysc()- is perhaps being ignored
because the default axis labelling contradicts 

So try adding 


to your command. 

Presumably your Kaplan-Meier curves are all above 0.8. 


Nita Forouhi
> Would anyone know how to re-set the y axis on a Kaplan Meir 
> curve, so the
> survival probability starts at say 0.8 instead of at 0?
> I tried the command (below) but nothing visibly happened that 
> was different
> - ie the graph for sts graph, by(xvar) looked the same, ie 
> started at 0 for
> y axis, as when i tried the yscale and range commands as below
> sts graph, by(xvar) ysc(r(0.8 1.0))
> (and when i tried it in a standard y vs x twoway scatter 
> graph, nothing
> happened to the y-scale either - eg
> twoway scatter y x, ysc(r(15 50)) where y might be something 
> like BMI say,
> and I only wanted to plot BMI on y axis from 15 to 50 say)

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