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Re: st: Using Median for scatter plot


From   Oybek <obgynsam@yahoo.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Using Median for scatter plot
Date   Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:18:50 +0100

Thanks Maarten.

Appears it is very simple. I was thinking to tabulate median for each age, then plot using twoway scatter. 

Thanks again

Oybek 

Sent from my iPhone

On 11 Apr 2012, at 14:47, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Oybek wrote:
>> I need to make two way scatter plot using continuos variable (hormone levels) and age in stata 12. I have around 2000 observations. Is there a command which allows using median hormone levels (instead of mean) for each age?
> 
> *--------- begin example -----------
> sysuse nlsw88, clear
> bys grade: egen med = median(wage)
> by grade : gen byte mark = _n == 1
> twoway scatter wage grade || ///
>       line med grade if mark, sort
> *---------- end example ------------
> (For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see:
> http://www.maartenbuis.nl/example_faq )
> 
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
> 
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