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Re: st: RE: pattern-fills in stacked bar graph


From   Natalie Doss <ndoss@uchicago.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: pattern-fills in stacked bar graph
Date   Wed, 26 May 2010 12:10:34 -0500

Yes, the variables should be called mean_gap_ed, etc..I used shortened
names to simplify.

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> So, you are stacking _means_ ? Actually, that's not a question.
> You are stacking means. Is that what you want to do?
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Natalie Doss
>
> Thank you. Here is an example similar to my data, but simpler:
>
> x-variable: gender, taking values 0 and 1.
> y-variables: income gap, divided into 3 components:
> gap_ed,  gap_exp,  gap_unknown
>
> I am using Stata 10.0. Without trying to use pattern fills, this is
> very easy to do using the "bar graph" command. As in:
>
> graph bar gap_ed gap_exp gap_unknown, over(gender) stack
>
> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 2:56 AM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
> wrote:
>
>> It is difficult to advise you on this, as we do not have your data.
> Maybe
>> give an excerpt. Also, you should say that -tw parea- is user-written
> by
>> Sergiy.
>
> Natalie Doss
>
>> I am trying to do a stacked bar graph with different pattern fills. I
> have 4
>> outcomes and 7 components to each outcome. I am confused about how to
> use
>> twoway
>> parea to make a bar graph. I believe I have to reorganize my data a
> fair
>> amount, but am unsure of what exactly I need. An earlier thread on
> this said
>> that the collapse and contract commands would be most useful, but I'm
> pretty
>> new to stata and am wondering if anyone has more specific ideas.
>
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Natalie Doss
The University of Chicago
Class of 2010
ndoss@uchicago.edu
(352) 275-2620

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