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"Kate McAllister" <k.mcallister@ucl.ac.uk> |

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Re: st: Graph bar using the over option |

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Wed, 25 Mar 2009 14:03:15 -0000 (GMT) |

I created it in Stata > Yes, I think so. > > What format is your data in now? > > > On Mar 25, 2009, at 8:30 AM, Kate McAllister wrote: > >> Does this mean I have to rearrange my data set? At the moment column 1 >> contains my 'timeperiod' variable and then the other columns are my >> other >> variables, with a total of three lines in my table. Is the answer to >> have >> the timeperiods as different columns and the variables as different >> rows? >> If so, is there a nice simple way of doing this (I have quite a few >> variables) >> >> Sorry if this seems a stupid question - I am a Stata novice! >> >> Many thanks >> >> >> >>> . >>> >>> What you wanted is to have your times (ordered correctly) over your >>> variables, not your variables grouped by time, which is what you got. >>> The help file for graph bar talks about what you can expect under >>> different requests. You have to scroll way down to ``remarks'', >>> specifically where it gives pictures of year and division. >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> On Mar 25, 2009, at 6:58 AM, Kate McAllister wrote: >>> >>>> This is probably a really simple thing, but I've looked for an >>>> answer and >>>> I can't find one. >>>> >>>> I want to create a bar graph displaying several variables over 3 >>>> different >>>> time periods. If I type: >>>> graph hbar (sum) variable1 variable2 variable3 variable4, >>>> over(timeperiod) >>>> >>>> then I get a graph that displays all the variable values for >>>> timeperiod1 >>>> clustered together, then all the variable values for timeperiod2, >>>> and then >>>> for timeperiod3. >>>> >>>> What I actually want is a graph the displays the variable1 values >>>> over the >>>> three time periods, THEN the variable2 values over the three time >>>> periods, >>>> then the variable3 values... and so on, all on one graph. >>>> >>>> What am I doing wrong? >>>> >>>> Many thanks >>>> >>>> K >>>> >>>> * >>>> * For searches and help try: >>>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>>> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>> >>> * >>> * For searches and help try: >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>> >> >> >> -- >> Please note change of contact details: >> >> Clinical Epidemiology Group >> Department of Epidemiology and Public Health >> UCL - Gower Street Campus >> 2-16 Torrington Place >> London WC1E 7HN >> >> Telephone 020 7679 0975 >> >> >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > -- Please note change of contact details: Clinical Epidemiology Group Department of Epidemiology and Public Health UCL - Gower Street Campus 2-16 Torrington Place London WC1E 7HN Telephone 020 7679 0975 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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