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RE: st: RE: AW: Multiple histogram in same plot


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: AW: Multiple histogram in same plot
Date   Thu, 16 Jul 2009 14:53:22 +0100

Whatever gave you that idea? I do it all the time. 

sysuse auto 
histogram mpg, by(foreign) 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

mukta mukherjee

Thanks Nick , but histogram doesnot allow the by option.

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Nick Cox<n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Rather, this sounds to me like a case for the -by()- option.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Martin Weiss
>
> Sounds much more like a -graph bar-:
>
> ******
> sysuse auto, clear
> graph bar (mean) price, ///
> over(foreign, label(nolabel)) ///
> over(rep78)
> ******
>
> mukta mukherjee
>
> Could anybody tell me how to plot multiple histogram in the same
> graph? I have 10 industry and would like to make histogram for the
> variable say wages for each industry , but plot it column wise for
> each industry.
>
> I was trying the following code but without success.
>
> capture   program drop _hist_
> program define _hist_
> su indusid if(indusid>=50) ,meanonly
> forvalue a=`r(min)'/`r(max)'{
> histogram(`1') if (indusid==`a') ,title ("Histogram for `1' and
> indu_`a'")kdensity
> graph save "$m`1'`a'",replace
>  }
> end
>
>
> global m "H:\Labor1\Fringe benefit tax\stata\All Industry"
> *set trace on
> _hist_ wages
>

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