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Re: st: twoway line with mean and quartiles

From   Nick Cox <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: twoway line with mean and quartiles
Date   Thu, 27 Jan 2011 13:15:07 +0000

egen mean = mean(unemploy), by(year)
egen loq = pctile(unemploy), p(25) by(year)
egen upq = pctile(unemploy), p(75) by(year)
line mean loq upq year

I'd want to see at least the median and extremes as well if you were
my student!


On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:45 PM, Morten Støver <[email protected]> wrote:

> Hi. I'm new to both Stata and Statalist. My first question probably quite
> simple. I have a dataset with follow-up time from 1990 to 2007 for various
> municipalities. I want a graph that shows me mean level of unemployment for
> ALL the municipalities for each year through the follow up period, and I
> also want the lower and upper quartiles to be shown. It guess should be
> something like  twoway (line unemployment year)  but how to get only three
> lines with mean and quartiles?

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