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Re: st: Bar chart with several different variables on X axis


From   Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wzb.eu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Bar chart with several different variables on X axis
Date   Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:52:46 +0100

Besides googling, have you also looked in the help of -graph bar-?
If you type

. help graph_bar##group_options

you'll find an example that is similar to 

. sysuse auto
. graph bar weight, over(for) over(rep78)


Many regards
Uli




Am Freitag, den 26.03.2010, 11:53 +0100 schrieb Florian Köhler:
> Dear Statalist,
> 
> I am trying to generate a bar chart where I have several different variables
> on the X-Axis (Var 1 to Var 3 in the example below, identically scaled) and
> the according mean on the Y axis. Each of this variables should be split
> into three groups according to a categorical variable "Cat" (categories A,
> B,C in the example). The graph should look like that.
>     
> 	mean
> 	|
> 	|			___		___
> ___		
> 	|		___	| |		| |
> | |		
> 	|		| |	| |		| |		___
> ___	| |		 
> 	|	___	| |	| |		| |	___	| |
> | |	| |	___ 
> 	|	| |	| |	| |		| |	| |	| |
> | |	| |	| | 
> 	|	| |	| |	| |		| |	| |	| |
> | |	| |	| | 
> 	|	| |	| |	| |		| |	| |	| |
> | |	| |	| | 
> 	|	|A|	|B|	|C|		|A|	|B|	|C|
> |A|	|B|	|C|
> 	
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 			Var	1			Var	2
> Var	3
> 
> 
> Isn't the graph I need pretty common? I find it quite strange that I cannot
> figure out how to make it work even after excessive googling ;).
> 
> All I managed to get was a bar chart split into three groups A, B, and C
> (according to the three categories in variable "cat") and for each of these
> groups the mean of var 1 var2 etc was graphed.
> 
> 
> Thanks for your help.
> 
> 
> Florian
> 
> __________________________________
> 
> 
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> Research Associate/PhD Candidate
> 
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> 
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> 
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