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AW: st: Presenting categorical data


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   AW: st: Presenting categorical data
Date   Wed, 1 Apr 2009 15:52:12 +0200

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Not really. There is a reason for the charge, i.e. to maintain the resources needed to publish the Stata Journal... 

Note that after 3 years, the moving wall sees to it that the article is freely downloadable.



HTH
Martin


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Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Kirimi Sindi
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 1. April 2009 15:47
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: Re: st: Presenting categorical data

Just wondering if anyone can send to me the second article mentioned by 
Maarten.

Speaking Stata: Spineplots and their kin. The Stata Journal 8(1): 105--121.

Kirimi

Maarten buis wrote:
> --- On Wed, 1/4/09, Tim wrote:
>   
>> I have a small dataset (n=51 with many missing values).
>> There are about 17 variables, all categorical with 6 to 10
>> categories in each (although some categories can be sensibly
>> combined). I also have a list of 24 comparisons that the
>> researcher would like to look at.
>>
>> It seems to me the only viable approach is to simply
>> display the data in a way that highlights interesting
>> features. True?
>>     
>
> That sounds sensible
>  
>   
>> So I would like to know what commands I should be
>> investigating, whether built-in or user-written.
>>     
>  
> Nick Cox has writen useful atricles and programs on this 
> in the Stata Journal (the 2004 article is available for 
> free):
>
> Nicholas J. Cox (2004), Speaking Stata: Graphing categorical 
> and compositional data. The Stata Journal 4(2): 190--215.
> http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=gr0004
>
> Nicholas J. Cox (2008) Speaking Stata: Spineplots and their 
> kin. The Stata Journal 8(1): 105--121.
> http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=gr0031
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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