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Re: st: horizontal dot graph with c.i. from logit


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: horizontal dot graph with c.i. from logit
Date   Tue, 27 May 2008 16:28:40 +0100 (BST)

--- Nicholas Harrigan <nicholas.harrigan@nuffield.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> (1) I'm would to produce a horizonal dot graph, with dots reporting 
> parameter estimates and error bars reporting 95% confidence
> intervals.
> 
> I want it to look something like this:
> http://www.nature.com/ejcn/journal/v57/n4/images/1601575f3.gif

This particular graph is a so called forest plot and is very common in
meta analysis, see http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/stat/meta.html for
various programs in this area. 

> (2) Also, I would ideally like to integrate it with a logit command
> so that i do not have to compile a separate Stata dataset of the
> results to  build the graph from. 

This is discussed with many examples in (Newson 2003).

Roger Newson (2003) "Confidence intervals and p–values for delivery to
the end user" The Stata Journal,, 3(3): 245--269. 
http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=st0043

Hope this helps,
Maarten


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