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Re: st: Twoway graph with different scaled y axes


From   Maria Ana Vitorino <vitorino@umn.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Twoway graph with different scaled y axes
Date   Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:08:16 -0500

Thanks for the advice and the help!
Best,

Ana





On Mar 19, 2013, at 6:04 PM, Nick Cox wrote:

> One small answer: Don't do that. The more I think about it, this graph
> is already too busy. Separate the rates and the cases and plot side by
> side. That's my advice.
> 
> Nick
> 
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 10:46 PM, Maria Ana Vitorino <vitorino@umn.edu> wrote:
>> Thanks! This was very helpful.
>> One small question now...how do I edit the legend so that it looks like the one at
>>>> http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerstats/incidence/age/#Cancer
>> 
>> Thanks again,
>> Ana
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 19, 2013, at 4:39 PM, Nick Cox wrote:
>> 
>>> You should forget about -graph bar- and move to -twoway-.
>>> 
>>> Here's an example:
>>> 
>>> clear
>>> 
>>> input age1 age2 str1 gender cases rate
>>> 15 20   F             10000     5.3
>>> 20 25       F         15000     8.3
>>> 25 30       F         12000     6.5
>>> 15 20   M             18000     9.3
>>> 20 25       M         12000     5.3
>>> 25 30       M           8000     2.5
>>> end
>>> 
>>> gen rate2 = rate * 1000
>>> gen x = (age1 + age2) / 2 + cond(gender == "F", 1, -1)
>>> 
>>> twoway bar cases x if gender == "F", barw(2) bcolor(pink*0.5) || ///
>>> bar cases x if gender == "M", barw(2) bcolor(blue*0.5) || ///
>>> connected rate2 x if gender == "F", mcolor(pink*0.5) lcolor(pink*0.5) || ///
>>> connected rate2 x if gender == "M", mcolor(blue*0.5) lcolor(blue*0.5) ///
>>> yaxis(1 2) yla(0 2000 "2" 4000 "4" 6000 "6" 8000 "8" 10000 "10", axis(1)) ///
>>> xtitle(age) xla(17.5 "15-20" 22.5 "20-25" 27.5 "25-30") legend(off) ///
>>> ytitle(rate, axis(1)) ytitle(cases, axis(2))
>>> 
>>> NB: the boundaries 20, 25, etc. are ambiguous.
>>> 
>>> Nick
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 9:24 PM, Maria Ana Vitorino <vitorino@umn.edu> wrote:
>>>> Dear Statalist members,
>>>> 
>>>> I'm trying to do 2 graphs on the same figure but am having trouble with twoway.
>>>> 
>>>> Here is a sample of my data:
>>>> 
>>>> agegroup        gender   cases   rateper1000
>>>> 15-20   F             10000     5.3
>>>> 20-25       F         15000     8.3
>>>> 25-30       F         12000     6.5
>>>> 15-20   M             18000     9.3
>>>> 20-25       M         12000     5.3
>>>> 25-30       M           8000     2.5
>>>> 
>>>> I would like to have both figures in the same plot:
>>>> 
>>>> 1) graph bar cases,  over(gender, label(labsize(small))) asyvars over(agegroup, label(labsize(vsmall))) ytitle("Number of Cases") b1title("Age")
>>>> 
>>>> AND
>>>> 
>>>> 2) a graph that has the variable rateper1000 on another axis and that shows (with dots) the rate per agegroup and age and connects those dots.
>>>> 
>>>> The figure at http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerstats/incidence/age/#Cancer
>>>> depicts well what I am trying to achieve.
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