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RE: st: graphing with svy


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: graphing with svy
Date   Wed, 2 Aug 2006 15:26:48 +0100

Whether you take roots or not, Stata does not 
produce symbols that are strictly proportional
to whatever is supplied as weights. 

See 
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2006-06/msg00291.html

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

Stas Kolenikov
 
> I found adding something like -... [pw=yourweight], msize( whatever )
> ... - to my graphs to work well in producing graphs where the diameter
> of the plotting symbol is proportional to the sampling weight. (Some
> people might say it is misleading, as the eye tends to respond to the
> area of the symbol, which is then proportional to the square of the
> weight; you can take a square root of the latter to see if you like
> than one better).
 
Proochista Ariana 

> > I am using Stata 8 and working on survey analysis.  I
> > am using the svy commands but now need to do some
> > graphing.  Is there a way to graph the svy weighted
> > values?

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