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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: Sequence index plots, subpopuations |

Date |
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 10:20:46 +0000 |

Assuming you have a panel data set-up, see for example (while noting that -runiform()- is now the overt name for the uniform random number generator) FAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sampling clusters, not individuals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N. J. Cox and S. Merryman 5/06 How can I sample clusters, not individuals? http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/sampleby.html Nick On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Sonja Bastin <bastinsonja@googlemail.com> wrote: > as I have seen in other researcher's work there must be a possibilty to get > well comparable sequence index plots for subpopulations containing differing > numbers of observations. > For example, I want to compare east and west Germans. My sample contains 956 > West Germans, whereas only 319 East Germans which means in the left graph > there are 956 sequences displayed, in the right one 319. And as the vertical > axis however is the same for both graphs the images are difficult to > compare. I was thinking about drawing a random sample from all west germans, > containing as many cases as there are east Germans, but with a data set in > sequence format this is not that easy. Of course, I could draw seperate > graphs for both subpopulations and display them in the same size, but this > procedure seems too complicated and not very "fancy". There must be a more > simple solution as graphs of other authors suggest. * * 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/

**References**:**st: Sequence index plots, subpopuations***From:*Sonja Bastin <bastinsonja@googlemail.com>

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