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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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

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

Date |
Fri, 31 May 2013 18:18:48 +0100 |

Nick njcoxstata@gmail.com On 31 May 2013 17:42, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > 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/

**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>

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

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