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 From Austin Nichols To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: Thread-Index: Ac049lzDw8LzBnUBQd+6mSCfgPrdJg== Date Wed, 23 May 2012 14:25:34 -0400

```Amal Khanolkar <Amal.Khanolkar@ki.se>:
Try also :

ssc inst vioplot, replace
ssc inst byhist, replace
clear all
webuse nhanes2
la var race "Race"
loc c vioplot bpsystol [pw=finalwgt]
`c' if race==1, ti(`:lab race 1') den(col(blue)) name(r1)
`c' if race==2, ti(`:lab race 2') den(col(green)) name(r2) ysc(off)
`c' if race==3, ti(`:lab race 3') den(col(edkblue)) name(r3) ysc(off)
gr combine r1 r2 r3, nocop ycommon row(1) name(vio)
byhist bpsystol, by(race) frac tw(leg(col(1)))

On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> "plot distributions" is a bit open-ended, but
>
> -twoway kdensity-
>
> -dotplot-
>
> -distplot- (SJ)
>
> -qplot- (SJ)
>
> -stripplot- (SSC)
>
> give you some ways of approaching this. FWIW, different colours are
> not needed (or even possible) with -dotplot-.
>
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 4:11 PM, Amal Khanolkar <Amal.Khanolkar@ki.se> wrote:
>
>> I would like to know how I can plot several distributions of a continuous variable, say birth weight in different colours  by ethnic groups in the graph?
>
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