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Re: st: AW: AW: Adding the mean to a boxplot


From   drreg@earthlink.net
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: AW: Adding the mean to a boxplot
Date   Fri, 7 May 2010 09:42:16 -0400 (EDT)

When I run your code, I get an "invalid label specifier, :  157.3916666666667 .:"

reg

-----Original Message-----
>From: Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
>Sent: May 7, 2010 9:27 AM
>To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>Subject: st: AW: AW: Adding the mean to a boxplot
>
>
><> 
>
>Here is your code:
>
>
>*************
>sysuse bplong, clear
>su bp if sex, mean
>loc myfirstmean=r(mean)
>su bp if !sex, mean
>graph box bp, over(sex) ///
>yli(`r(mean)' `myfirstmean') yla(`r(mean)' `myfirstmean')
>*************
>
>
>
>HTH
>Martin
>
>
>-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Martin Weiss
>Gesendet: Freitag, 7. Mai 2010 15:25
>An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>Betreff: st: AW: Adding the mean to a boxplot
>
>
><> 
>
>Something tells me this is my code, not Nick`s. He might have cited it in his http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2009-06/msg00495.html post?
>
>
>
>HTH
>Martin
>
>
>-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von drreg@earthlink.net
>Gesendet: Freitag, 7. Mai 2010 15:06
>An: Statalist
>Betreff: st: Adding the mean to a boxplot
>
>I've read:
>
>st: RE: Re: Boxplot w/ 2nd y-axis and mean overlay
>>>From 	  "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
>To 	  <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>Subject 	  st: RE: Re: Boxplot w/ 2nd y-axis and mean overlay
>Date 	  Sun, 14 Jun 2009 18:16:01 +0100
>
><snip> <snip>
>
>"Additionally, I'd like to add the mean to the boxplot.  Is there a way
>to do so?"
>
>***
>sysuse bplong, clear
>su bp, mean
>graph box bp, over(sex) ///
>yli(`r(mean)') yla(`r(mean)')
>
>Suppose, instead, I wanted to place a marker (x, for example) representing the mean for males, and a marker representing the mean for females on the boxplot. How could this be accomplished?
>
>As always, thank you for your assistance.
>
>reg
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