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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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RE: st: How to Plot: One dummy, different markers for different values, over time, by individual states |

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Thu, 9 Jul 2009 13:10:24 +0100 |

In Alexandra's case, the state variable will pre-exist, but -egen, group() label- may be needed to produce a numeric variable for the y axis. That said, it's worth pondering the syndrome that Howard Wainer has repeatedly stigmatised as "Alabama first!" -- the exact words in this case. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Maarten buis --- On Thu, 9/7/09, Green Alexandra wrote: > I am trying to make a plot with a panel from 1970 to 2000 > with an annual rain-fall dummy for all states in the U.S., > the dummy = 1 if above a threshold amount; = -1 otherwise. > > Essentially, I am hoping to generate one plot/table that > shows all the years on the on the x-axis; > on the y-axis, it would plot the dummy for each state on > the SAME line, but uses a different marker symbol for > when the dummy value is 1 versus when dummy is -1. *--------------- begin example -------------- // create some example data drop _all input state year unusualrain 1 1970 1 1 1971 0 1 1972 0 2 1970 1 2 1971 1 2 1972 1 3 1970 0 3 1971 0 3 1972 1 end label define state 1 "foo" /// 2 "bar" /// 3 "bla" label value state state // create the graph twoway scatter state year if unusualrain == 1 || /// scatter state year if unusualrain == 0, /// ylab(1/3, valuelabel) *-------------- end example ------------------------- * * 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/

**References**:**Re: st: How to Plot: One dummy, different markers for different values, over time, by individual states***From:*Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>

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