See also -eclplot- (Roger Newson) or -ciplot- (mine) from SSC.
Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
Sebastian F. Büchte
> you can achieve what you describe through overlaying two graphs. You
> will need a graph of type -scatter- and a graph of type -spike-.
>
> Let's say you dataset contains four variables:
>
> mean_var -> variable holding the mean
> lcl_var -> variable holding the lower confidence limit
> ucl_var -> variable holding the upper confidence limit
> x_var -> some variable over which you want to graph the above
> mentioned variables
>
> The apppropiate -graph- command would then be:
>
> twoway ///
> || scatter mean_var x_var, [options] ///
> || rspike lcl_var ucl_var x_var, [options] ///
> || , [overall options,eg, legendoptions]
>
> This could of course also be written down differently,eg, just in line
> omitting the "||" and the "///", but I just like the very structured
> appearance of the above presented.
Sebastian Bauhoff
> > I need to make a graph that looks like a box plot, but
> shows the mean
> > and 95 percent CI. Basically I want the graph to have a dot for the
> > mean and a thin like for the CI, and all that for about 10
> variables on
> > the x-axis. I unsuccessfully tried to get a twoway graph
> to work using
> > the code on
> >
> http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/library/GraphExamples/code/
tworcap.htm
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