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Re: st: Boxplot question


From   Elizabeth Allred <lizard@hsph.harvard.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Boxplot question
Date   Tue, 02 Sep 2003 09:12:05 -0400

Definitions for upper and lower adjacent values (where whiskers go) can be found in page 37 of the Stata 8 Graphics manual. You're also referred to books by Cleveland (Visualizing Data, 1993) and Tukey (Exploratory Data Analysis, 1977) for further info.

peterjepsen@privat.dk wrote:
> I have a question about Stata's boxplots. What defines the length of
> the whiskers - or what defines an outside value? I couldn't find any
> explanation in the Graphics manual. Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
> Peter Jepsen.
>
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