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st: RE: RE: Graph showing ORs (or RRs) and confidence intervals


From   "Elizabeth Allred" <lizard@hsph.harvard.edu>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: Graph showing ORs (or RRs) and confidence intervals
Date   Thu, 26 Mar 2009 16:06:12 -0400

Thanks Roger. This works beautifully! -rcap- didn't handle the horizontal plotting well but -eclplot- does.

Liz

>>> On 3/26/2009 at  3:36 PM, in message
<A04D731A73A578448227EC366B44C6CA0123F8481F@ICEXM3.ic.ac.uk>, "Newson, Roger B"
<r.newson@imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
> One possibility here might be to use -eclplot-, downloadable from SSC, which 
> combines the functions of -rcap- and -scatter- in a single command. To see a 
> description of -eclplot-, type, in Stata,
> 
> ssc describe eclplot
> 
> and to download -eclplot-, type
> 
> ssc install eclplot, replace
> 
> The on-line help for -eclplot- contains some hypertext references on how to use 
> -eclplot-, together with other packages.
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> Best wishes
> 
> Roger
> 
> 
> Roger B Newson BSc MSc DPhil
> Lecturer in Medical Statistics
> Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group
> National Heart and Lung Institute
> Imperial College London
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> Opinions expressed are those of the author, not of the institution.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
> Sent: 26 March 2009 19:11
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> Subject: st: RE: Graph showing ORs (or RRs) and confidence intervals
> 
> -hplot- (which goes back to 1997 at least) still works! But there was no
> point in my updating it. It was superseded in Stata 8 by both -graph
> dot- (etc.) and various -twoway- commands. The StataCorp developers
> looked carefully at the same sources of inspiration. 
> 
> So, in terms of new Stata graphics, this could be a -twoway- plot using
> both -rcap- and -scatter-. 
> 
> There is a pertinent tutorial in 
> 
> SJ-8-2  gr0034  . . . . . . . . . .  Speaking Stata: Between tables and
> graphs
>         (help labmask, seqvar if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . .  N.
> J. Cox
>         Q2/08   SJ 8(2):269--289
>         outlines techniques for producing table-like graphs
> 
> I will be talking around this kind of topic at the Washington, DC
> meeting in July. 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> Elizabeth Allred
> 
> Back in 2001 (Version 6) Nick Cox wrote a program called hplot with
> which one could display odds (or risk) ratios and confidence intervals.
> Has anybody updated hplot or written something similar  that they'd be
> willing to share?
> 
> Below is a sketch of what I'm looking for.
> 
> Liz
> 
>       |
> var A |     |---------x----------------|
>       |
> var B ||-----------x--------------------|
>       |
> var C |             |-------x------------|
>       |
>       +________________________________________
>                       1              2       
> 
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