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Re: st: weight option


From   Clive Nicholas <clivelists@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: weight option
Date   Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:34:04 +0100

Tashi Lama replied to Sarah Edgington:

> True. I could have done that. As a matter of fact, I found
> graph pie hits [pw=1/doc_published], over(analyst) gives me the same pie chart as
> graph pie hitsperdocument, over(analyst) where hitsperdocument=hits/doc_published

[...]

I wouldn't bother with pie charts, if I were you; the year isn't 1859,
and you're not Florence Nightingale.

Bar graphs and histograms convey the same information much more effectively.

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