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Re: st: Sequence index plots, subpopuations

From   Ulrich Kohler <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Sequence index plots, subpopuations
Date   Mon, 24 Jan 2011 11:59:12 +0100


the newest version of the -sq- package on SSC (-ssc install sq-) has a
-sqmodalplot- which might be usefull.

Many regards

Am Montag, den 24.01.2011, 11:14 +0100 schrieb Sonja Bastin:
> Hi everyone,
> 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.
> Thanks so much for your help
> Best
> Sonja, PhD Student
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