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Re: st: showing the mean in histogram

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Subject   Re: st: showing the mean in histogram
Date   Mon, 19 May 2008 08:20:49 -0700

Tunga wrote:

I would like to indicate the mean on the histogram,
with a tick on the horizontal axis.
Is there a way to do this?


Two suggestions:

     sysuse auto , clear
     quietly summarize price
     local M = r(mean)

     histogram price , addplot(scatteri 0 `M', msymbol(+)) legend(off)

     histogram price , xlabel(0(5000)15000 `M')

Hope this helps

Svend Juul
Institut for Folkesundhed, Afdeling for Epidemiologi
(Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology)
Vennelyst Boulevard 6
DK-8000 Aarhus C,  Denmark
Phone, work:   +45 8942 6090
Phone, home:   +45 8693 7796
Fax:           +45 8613 1580

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