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Re: st: Plot means with SD


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Plot means with SD
Date   Wed, 4 Apr 2012 08:40:18 +0100

I don't know what "wanna" means, but -ms(none)- will blank out marker
symbols if you want to suppress your data.

Nick

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 7:11 AM, Patricia Biedermann
<pati.biedermann@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you.
> But I don't wanna have a dotplot. More like a box plot, but just with mean instead of median and SD instead of quintiles. Or a bar- graph.
> Is this somehow possible?
>
> On 03.04.2012, at 19:10, Nick Cox wrote:
>
>> Your options include -dotplot- (official), -stripplot- (SSC).
>>
>> Examples:
>>
>> sysuse bpwide, clear
>> dotplot bp*, mean bar
>> stripplot bp*,  bar vertical stack height(0.3) width(2)
>>
>> -stripplot- with these options plots a 95% c.i. based on the mean.
>>
>> Nick
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Patricia Biedermann
>> <pati.biedermann@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I have two variables
>>> 1) medstable (days after a patient achieves medical stability, in days)
>>> 2) durofstay    (duration of hospital stay; in days)
>>>
>>> now I wanna plot these two variables with mean and SD, so that I can see the differences of both.
>>> How can I do this?

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