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RE: st: multiple categories on one histogram


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: multiple categories on one histogram
Date   Fri, 15 Oct 2010 12:14:34 +0100

See also -stripplot- from SSC and 

SJ-9-3  gr0040  .  Stata tip 78: Highlighting subsets & downplaying substrates
        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  N. J. Cox
        Q3/09   SJ 9(3):499--503                                 (no commands)
        tips on how to use gray to highlight subsets and
        downplay substrates in graphs

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

Austin Nichols

See -byhist- on SSC; also -bihist- and -vioplot- on SSC for related graphs.

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 10:57 PM, Michael Eisenberg

> I would like to graph the distribution of height for two populations
> on a histogram.
>
> I tried
>
> hist(height), by(var)
>
> But this yields 2 separate histograms.
>
> Is is possible to plot the histograms for both var categories on the
> same graph in different colors?

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