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st: RE: RE: Patterns in an area graph
Note that I am here expounding what I
take to be the StataCorp attitude, which
in this territory is mostly tacit in what
they have -- or more crucially have
not -- implemented.
An orthogonal comment: For your problem,
I might expect, as a non-medical(bio)statistician,
log survival to be a convenient scale.
With a log scale, an area graph would be
potentially ambiguous: quite what is being
> That's a shame Nick, but thanks for the answer.
> I did a few google searches before submitting here, but I might not
> have been using very good search terms, so sorry if this is a
> bit of an
> FAQ. I guess I'll have to stick to grey areas or (black) dotted and
> dashed lines.
> The graph is of survival probability over time, the two areas relating
> to two competing causes of death.
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