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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
Re: st: change grouping in Stata -graph- command |

Date |
Fri, 31 May 2013 17:42:58 +0100 |

Another solution uses -statplot- (SSC) sysuse auto, clear statplot rep78 headroom gear_ratio, over(foreign) statplot rep78 headroom gear_ratio, over(foreign) recast(bar) The default statistic shown is the mean (surprise). . Nick njcoxstata@gmail.com On 31 May 2013 17:34, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > In a strong sense it does. You want three paired-bar charts showing > means, side by side. So, > > 1. Produce three paired-bar charts > > 2. Put them side by side. > > Here is a dopey example: > > sysuse auto, clear > > foreach v in rep78 headroom gear_ratio { > graph bar `v', over(foreign) title(`: var label `v'') > name(`v') ytitle("") > } > > graph combine rep78 headroom gear_ratio2 row(1) ycommon note(Mean scores) > > Nick > njcoxstata@gmail.com > > > On 31 May 2013 15:06, Andrea Bennett <mac.stata@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Thanks a lot Billy! >> >> I see what you do… But I still think Stata should provide a more obvious solution to this problem… > >> >>>>> I've spent hours on the following issue but seem to be unable to find the correct way to deal with such a graph: >>>>> >>>>> I have questionnaire data where people are ask how much they liked some aspect; e.g. three variables LOCATION, PRICE, TEMPERATURE (all 1-7 scale). >>>>> >>>>> Both the treatment and control group filled in the same questionnaire. I want to see graphically how the treatment and control groups differ in above dimensions. >>>>> >>>>> The following produces the correct data but groups in a "wrong" way. The groups are divided into treated/not-treated: >>>>> >>>>> graph bar location price temperature, over(treated) >>>>> >>>>> However, I would like to have the following: >>>>> >>>>> Location - not treated >>>>> Location - treated >>>>> >>>>> [gap] >>>>> >>>>> Price - not treated >>>>> Price - treated >>>>> >>>>> [gap] >>>>> >>>>> Temperature - not treated >>>>> Temperature - treated >>>>> >>>>> I really don't see who I can produce this result. Options such as -asy- or -asc- seem to go into the right direction but are not producing the result I desire. I would think that this is a rather common feature but it seems utterly difficult to get. * * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: change grouping in Stata -graph- command***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**References**:**st: change grouping in Stata -graph- command***From:*Andrea Bennett <mac.stata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: change grouping in Stata -graph- command***From:*Alexis Penot <alexis.penot@ens-lyon.fr>

**Re: st: change grouping in Stata -graph- command***From:*William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net>

**Re: st: change grouping in Stata -graph- command***From:*Andrea Bennett <mac.stata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: change grouping in Stata -graph- command***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

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