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Michael McCulloch <mm@pinestreetfoundation.org> |

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Re: st: RE: AW: creating an ordered month variable over several years |

Date |
Sun, 29 Nov 2009 12:54:33 -0800 |

-blabel(total)- which is a legal option of -graph bar-, produces the error message option blabel() not allowed with the following command: *******

******* Michael On Nov 28, 2009, at 1:58 PM, Martin Weiss wrote:

<>The specification of options is to the -recast- graph, not to theoriginalone... *******sc sampled screened noreply m, xla(576/599,angle(90)) name(s,replace)fcolor(green yellow red) recast(bar) ******* HTH Martin -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of MichaelMcCullochSent: Samstag, 28. November 2009 22:47 To: Statalist StatalistSubject: Re: st: RE: AW: creating an ordered month variable overseveralyears Thank you Austin, Your suggestion of the -scatter- command with a -recast- option provides exactly what I want to display: sc sampled screened noreply m, recast(bar) This command is the last line of the following complete simulation example. However, I have been unable to find how to control color, having explored both the option commands for -scatter- and -bar-. Can you suggest how to do that? I'm seeking a green/yellow/red color scheme for sampled/screened/noreply. *** begin example clear all set seed 1 set obs 1000 gen id=_n gen month=1 + int(12*uniform()) gen year=2008 + int(2*uniform()) gen subject_type=1 + int(3*uniform()) la def lab_subjects 1 "no reply" 2 "screened" 3 "sampled", modify la val subject_type lab_subjects g m=(year-1960)*12+month-1 format m %tmm_CY la var m "Calendar month" levelsof m, loc(vs) foreach v of loc vs { la def m `v' "`:di `:format m' `v''", modify } la val m m * insert Nick Cox's cum freq table by m, sort: gen freq = _N // sort by the variable of interest and get the frequencies by m: gen cumfreq = _N if _n == 1 // get the cumulative frequencies replace cumfreq = sum(cumfreq) // The trick here is to put the frequencies once more into a variable, /// but only once within each group. We chose to do this for the first observation in each group; that /// is what is meant by _n == 1. In many other problems, we could do it also for the last observation /// in each group, but that is not good in this problem. The cumulative sum produced by the sum() function /// treats all the missing values produced by the previous command as 0, which is precisely what we want. /// That is, the cumulative frequency is, as its definition requires, the cumulative sum of just one group /// frequency from each group. tabdisp m, cell(freq cumfreq) byhist m, by(subject_type) disc tw(xla(576/599,angle(90) val)) contract m subject_type, z f(one) reshape wide one, j(subject_type) i(m) g noreply=max(0,one1) g screened=max(0,one1)+max(0,one2) g sampled=max(0,one1)+max(0,one2)+max(0,one3) sc sampled screened noreply m, recast(bar) xla(576/599,angle(90)) name(s) *** end example Best wishes, Michael McCulloch Pine Street Foundation 124 Pine Street San Anselmo, CA 94960-2674 tel: 415-407-1357 fax: 206-338-2391 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/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/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

Best wishes, Michael McCulloch Pine Street Foundation 124 Pine Street San Anselmo, CA 94960-2674 tel: 415-407-1357 fax: 206-338-2391 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: RE: AW: creating an ordered month variable over several years***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

**References**:**Re: st: RE: AW: creating an ordered month variable over several years***From:*Michael McCulloch <mm@pinestreetfoundation.org>

**RE: st: RE: AW: creating an ordered month variable over several years***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

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