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Jörg Eulenberger <j.eulenberger@web.de> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Bar graph |

Date |
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:07:16 +0200 |

Thanks a lot, the references and the discussion are very helpful, Thanks a lot, Jörg Am 04.06.2013 20:15, schrieb Nick Cox: > Good example. > > By the way, I think it's fairly crazy to use O deg Fahrenheit as the > base of a bar chart, a point I have made previously to StataCorp. 32 > deg F perhaps, or even better just use -graph dot-. > > (Reminder for people in most countries of the world: use of Fahrenheit > temperatures is in practice largely confined to the USA.) > Nick > njcoxstata@gmail.com > > > On 4 June 2013 19:09, Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com> wrote: >> The graph in my example can be used to support Nick's arguments >> against such representations of data. The difference between January >> and July temperatures is more obvious in the original graph on the >> Stata website. >> >> http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/graphics/gph/graphdocs/horizontal-bar-chart-with-multiple-bars-graphed-over-another-variable/ >> >> Friedrich >> >> On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com> wrote: >>> Jörg, >>> >>> You can start with the examples on the Stata website. >>> >>> http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/graphics/gph/graphdocs/horizontal-overlaid-twoway-bar-plots/index.html >>> http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/graphics/gph/graphdocs/horizontal-bar-chart-with-multiple-bars-graphed-over-another-variable/ >>> >>> Let's modify the second graph to draw the data like in the first graph. >>> >>> . webuse citytemp >>> . replace tempjan = -1 * tempjan >>> . collapse tempjan tempjuly, by(region) >>> . twoway bar tempjan region, horizontal || bar tempjuly region, >>> horizontal ylabel(1 "NE" 2 "N Cntrl" 3 "South" 4 "West", angle(0)) >>> ytitle("") xlabel(-50 "50" 0 "" 50 "50") >>> >>> Friedrich >>> >>> On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: >>>> I wrote a program -slideplot- (SSC) a while back. >>>> >>>> I am no longer fond of this approach, so have not really developed it >>>> since. But the program is still lurking there, heedless of my lack of >>>> affection. >>>> >>>> An overarching comment is that if -graph hbar- gets awkward, you >>>> should switch to -twoway rbar-. >>>> Nick >>>> njcoxstata@gmail.com >>>> >>>> >>>> On 4 June 2013 15:19, Jörg Eulenberger <j.eulenberger@web.de> wrote: >>>>> Dear Statalisters, >>>>> i want to draw a graph like a Agepyramid to compare two groups, like this: >>>>> http://www.martensville.ca/images/pages/N211/age%20pyramid.jpg >>>>> >>>>> But i don't want on the left side the Agegroups. I need on the left >>>>> side different Items. Each row should show the values of one item, on >>>>> the one side the value of man and on the otherside the value for woman. >>>>> >>>>> The Graph i want is on page 23: >>>>> http://wcms.uzi.uni-halle.de/download.php?down=13415&elem=2248245 >>>>> >>>>> Know every one a solution or a graph command? >>>>> Thanks a lot, >>>>> Jörg >> * >> * 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/ > * > * 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/ > * * 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: Bar graph***From:*Jörg Eulenberger <j.eulenberger@web.de>

**Re: st: Bar graph***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Bar graph***From:*Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Bar graph***From:*Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Bar graph***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

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