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Re: st: hbar graph & colour


From   "Seed, Paul" <paul.seed@kcl.ac.uk>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: hbar graph & colour
Date   Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:58:06 +0000

On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 1:57 AM, María Edo <mariaedo@gmail.com> wrote:

> I need to construct a horizontal bar graph using three colours: two 
> different colours to highlight two particular bars (say, red and
> green) and one colour for the rest of the bars (say, blue).Date: Sun, 20 Feb 

And Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> replied:

"Please think again. A fair fraction of the population is red-green colour-blind..."

As are virtually all photocopiers.
I generally take a B/W photocopy of any colour graph, 
and check that whatever point I wish to make is still clear. 

BW


Paul Seed, Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics, 
Division of Women's Health, King's College London and King's Health Partners
020 7188 3642



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