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Re: st: Graph of two grouping variables


From   Lars Folkestad <lfolkestad@health.sdu.dk>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Graph of two grouping variables
Date   Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:07:36 +0100

Dear Muhammad and Nick
Thank you for your fast answers.
I actually want something like the asyvars shown here
http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/faq/barcap.htm
But i cannot figure out how to do it with two categorical variables and to
count the data so that i get on the y-axis the sum of obeservations with
in the 12 categories within the different age groups (0-100)
lars

Den 20/12/11 12.54 skrev "Nick Cox" <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:

>-tabplot- (SSC) pushes the very simple idea of two-way bar charts. I
>am not clear that it is what you ask for, but it could be useful
>nevertheless. The bars don't touch by default, but that's tunable.
>
>Nick
>
>On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Lars Folkestad
><lfolkestad@health.sdu.dk> wrote:
>> Dear list
>>
>> I have two variables (causes of death and age groups)
>> And i want to present them as a bar - chart.
>>
>> The idea is that the x axis will contain the age groups 0 10 20 30 ...
>>100
>> years
>>
>> For every age group i want the total number (or percent) of observation
>> within the 15 categories i have defined so that if 10 persons died of
>> causes within category 1 there will be a spike of 10 on the y axis, and
>> similarly for the other categories.
>>
>> The variables are:
>> Cod is an integer of 1-12
>>
>> And age_gr: integer from 0-100 in 10 year intervals
>>
>> Hope that made sense.
>>
>> lars
>>
>>
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