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st: Graph Question with Svy command


From   mo2259@columbia.edu
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Graph Question with Svy command
Date   Tue, 09 May 2006 18:20:34 -0400

Hello List, I'm new to stata and have, I hope, a simple question.
I've checked the archives, web, and stata help pages without
finding the answer.  This may also help, I do most of my graphics
in R; so naturally, i'm looking to see if there is an analog to my
R technique with stata.

Here is the problem.  I want to plot a simple bivariate proportions
table.  The rub is that the proportions that I wish to plot come
from a svy command.  Here is an example of the input->output I wish
to plot (year on x, age first intercourse (proportion by year) on
y).


. svy: tab q58 year if grade==1,per col
(running tabulate on estimation sample)

Number of strata   =        56                  Number of obs      =
     5271
Number of PSUs     =       144                  Population size    =
428239.69
                                                Design df          =
       88

----------------------------------------------------
Age First |
Sex       |
Intercour |                   year
se        |  1997   1999   2001   2003   2005  Total
----------+-----------------------------------------
 Never Ha | 66.05  60.36  51.97  60.88  59.03  59.95
 11 yr, o | 6.713  7.237   7.62  6.814  8.038  7.266
 12 yr, o | 4.607  4.379  9.144  6.341  7.599  6.341
 13 yr, o | 9.253  12.41  11.76  11.95  11.43  11.32
 14 yr, o | 8.835  10.57  16.58  10.19   11.2  11.29
 15 yr, o | 4.268  4.743  2.627  3.703  2.224  3.531
 16 yr, o |     0  .3089  .3028  .0952  .4616  .2274
 17 yr, o | .2734      0      0  .0199  .0136  .0654
          |
    Total |   100    100    100    100    100    100
----------------------------------------------------
  Key:  column percentages

  Pearson:
    Uncorrected   chi2(28)        =  110.1731
    Design-based  F(., .)         =         .     P =      .



So, what I would like to do is (this would be how I would do it in
R):
1.  output the table with some option or estimation command into a
matrix
2. use the matrix to simply plot each row.

OR, to try any suggestions from the statalist community.

Your help is greatly appreciated.

-Mark Orr
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