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RE: st: RE: more graphing


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: more graphing
Date   Tue, 5 Apr 2011 19:05:37 +0100

The simplest strategy of all is go back to basics. 

1. To put any prediction -- set of predicted values -- on a scatter plot, that prediction needs to be put in a variable. You need to do this immediately after you fit the pertinent model, using -predict-. 

2. You can -predict- separately, or you can -separate- predictions. (Couldn't resist.) 

3. I tend to use -line- or -mspline- to draw a line (wide sense, including curves). 
A key detail here is that using #1 you will get values shown only over the range for that prediction. I see that as a feature. (If you lines drawn over a wider range, you need to use something else, say -twoway function-.) 

4. Once you have the variables, you can draw the graphs whenever you want. 

I think these principles have all been illustrated in the thread. 

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


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Averett, Susan L
Sent: 05 April 2011 18:57
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: RE: more graphing

Thanks again, Nick. I had another related question:
I would like to have three regression lines on the same graph (graphing fitted lahe against age holding female and bachelor constant)

My regressions are:
regress lahe age female bachelor
regress lahe lage female bachelor
gen age2=age*age
regress lahe age2 female bachelor

How can I do this?

Susan Averett
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