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st: RE: RE: old question, new solutions?

From   "Hoffman, George" <>
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Subject   st: RE: RE: old question, new solutions?
Date   Mon, 16 Nov 2009 12:13:49 -0600

Nick and Jose -- almost but not quite. 
Serrbar requires computing the sd/ci and collapse prior to invoking serrbar.
Stripplot plots all the individual values in addition to means with the bar option. Is there any way to suppress plotting the individual values in stripplot?

'graph dot (mean) Y (p25) Y (p75) Y, over(X)' will compute stats internally. It couldn't be too far to include sd's / ci's in stats.....?

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From: [] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: Monday, November 16, 2009 11:48 AM
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Subject: st: RE: old question, new solutions?

But personally I'd prefer -stripplot- from SSC. Check out its -bar-


Nick Cox 

The official command -serrbar- does precisely this. 

Hoffman, George

Has anyone found/written/adapted a program which will plot means +/- sd
for observations of Y over categories X, without drawing a connecting
line between means (as in grby)? The desired solution would be like
'graph box Y, over(X)' except that box would be a single symbol with
upper and lower ranges for sd or sd. Nick cox' civplot is close, but
doesn't allow sd's. 
I've gotten around this by using joanne garrett's 'predxat' but that
plots se's not sd's.

I understand some of the reasons why not to use this sort of display,
but it does occasionally become useful to display data.

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