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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Frequency Distribution |

Date |
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 10:22:50 +0000 |

As Maarten [not Maarteen] showed you, using datasets as examples that we can all access makes discussion easier. With sysuse auto graph bar (count) foreign, over(rep78) just counts non-missing values of -foreign- according to classes of -rep78-, so it does not give the joint breakdown of -foreign- and -rep78-, which seems analogous to what you want. We're still guessing at what you want, but my latest guess is -catplot- from SSC. catplot foreign rep78 catplot foreign rep78, missing Nick On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Keniajin Wambui <kiangati@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks Maarteen for that, is it possible to get a histogram > > Nick; > The by() graph gives a different plot for every yr , but i guess this > did the magic > graph bar (count) nserial, over(yr) > > but now i want to show the missing values and the non missing on the > same bar.. ie for nserial ; the bar for year 2000 shows the overall > total mayb blue and the total of non missing mayb red > > On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 11:24 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: >> If this is what Kennedy/Keniajin wants, then I would be pleased too. >> >> Otherwise the complaint is unclear to me. Precisely why is the -by()- >> graph not what you want? Do you want bars side-by-side? stacked >> vertically? and so forth. >> >> Nick >> >> On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 8:09 AM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> You can use Nick Cox's -qplot- or -stripplot- for that. Type in Stata >>> -findit qplot- and -findit stripplot- to find them. >>> >>> *------------------ begin example ------------------ >>> sysuse auto >>> qplot weight, over(foreign) >>> stripplot weight, separate(foreign) stack width(200) >>> stripplot weight, over(foreign) stack width(200) >>> *------------------- end example ------------------- >>> (For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see: >>> http://www.maartenbuis.nl/example_faq ) >> >> On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 7:47 AM, Keniajin Wambui wrote: >> >>>> I want to create a frequency distribution of a variable serial number >>>> grouped by year in stata 12 I.C for windows. ie I have serial numbers >>>> collected from say from year 2000 to year 2012. i want to create a >>>> frequency plot of the serial numbers per year on one graph. How can I >>>> do it? >>>> >>>> i have tiried >>>> hist nserial ,frequency by(yr) >>>> but its giving graphs per year * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Frequency Distribution***From:*Keniajin Wambui <kiangati@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Frequency Distribution***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Frequency Distribution***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Frequency Distribution***From:*Keniajin Wambui <kiangati@gmail.com>

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