Notice: On April 23, 2014, Statalist moved from an email list to a forum, based at statalist.org.

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

From |
Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu> |

To |
"<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
Re: st: collecting tabulate results |

Date |
Tue, 8 Feb 2011 18:20:20 +0000 |

<> Here's 2 options to consider: **************************! **Watch for wrappping--> //create fake dataset// clear set obs 900 foreach a in A B C D E F G H I { loc r .45 if inlist("`a'", "A", "C", "D", "F") loc r .8 g N8`a' = rbinomial(1, `r') } ********* **1. //percent of Pos. Responses// graph bar (mean) N8* , blabel(bar) /// name(g1, replace) title(Program %) //freq of Pos. Responses// preserve recode N8* (0=.) graph bar (count) N8* , blabel(bar) /// name(g2, replace) title(Program Freq) restore gr combine g1 g2 **2. //create graph from summary dataset// loc d _N //captures the total N for calc preserve ds collapse (sum) `r(varlist)' xpose, clear varname rename _varname prgm rename v1 freq g pct = freq/`d' foreach v in freq pct { graph bar (asis) `v', over(prgm, sort(1)) /// title(`v') name(g`v', replace) blabel(bar) loc clist g`v' `clist' } gr combine `clist' restore **************************! - Eric __ Eric A. Booth Public Policy Research Institute Texas A&M University ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu Office: +979.845.6754 On Feb 8, 2011, at 11:46 AM, Broudy, David, DOH wrote: > In a survey, we asked which hospital services respondents had used: > Dental > Diabetes > Mental Health...there are a total of 9 services > For each service, we asked a separate question with answers 1=yes, 0=no. > We would like to make a bar graph showing the number and percentage of "yes" responses for each service (variables are named N8A-N8I) > > Of course, I can run tabulate nine times, record the number of "yes" answers to each question, enter this into Excel, and use this to make the bar graph. > > Is there a way to collect the positive responses to a series of tabulates and use those with graph? > > When I do this manually, I make a file the looks like this: > Prgm, freq, pct, n > Dent,39, 30.7,127 > DB,71,55.0,129 > MH,106, 82.8,128... > Then: graph bar freq, over(prgm, sort(1)) etc > > We have quite a number of questions formatted like this, so an alternative to doing it manually would be helpful. > > Thank you, > > David > NM Dept Health > > > > * > * 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/

**References**:**st: collecting tabulate results***From:*"Broudy, David, DOH" <David.Broudy1@state.nm.us>

- Prev by Date:
**st: MODULE UPDATE: WBDATA renamed WBOPENDATA** - Next by Date:
**Re: st: collecting tabulate results** - Previous by thread:
**st: collecting tabulate results** - Next by thread:
**Re: st: collecting tabulate results** - Index(es):