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Re: st: plot a normal distribution using stata


From   John Antonakis <John.Antonakis@unil.ch>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: plot a normal distribution using stata
Date   Tue, 15 May 2012 13:18:13 +0200

Try something like this:


Something like this?

/* Plot two normal distributions */
#delimit ;
graph twoway (function y=normalden(x,1,2), range(-10 20) lw(medthick))
             (function y=normalden(x,5,3), range(-10 20) lw(medthick)),
  title("Normal-Distribution comparison")
  xtitle("Normal", size(medlarge)) ytitle("")
  xlabel(-10(2)20)
  xscale(lw(medthick)) yscale(lw(medthick))
  legend(off)
  graphregion(fcolor(white));
#delimit cr
/* Stata code ends */

HTH,
J.

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On 15.05.2012 10:57, Jian Zhang wrote:
Hi Statalisters,

I wanted to quickly plot two normal distributions with different means
and stds using stata in one graph. How could I do that? thanks!

Jian
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