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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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

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Re: st: Combining graphs addendum |

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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:38:35 +0000 |

I was wrong. I agree with Timothy Mak: it's time to call in tech support. Nick njcoxstata@gmail.com On 12 February 2014 01:43, Paul <paul@iheta.com> wrote: > Testing your guess, I put an extra "graph describe" before "local > i=`i'+1". > > It shows that each graph with the correct name is in memory before the > counter is increased by 1, and each graph flashes quickly on the screen. > > But at the end of the final loop, only panel3 is in memory. > > I summed the three HIP* variables as you suggested. The data are all there. > > Paul Gross > > > > On 12/02/14 11:57 AM, "Nick Cox" <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > >>I don't understand what is going on but my wild guess is that -panel1- >>and -panel2- are never being produced at all. >> >>Try >> >>su HIP1824Px HIP1836Px HIP1819Px >> >>su HIP1824Px HIP1836Px HIP1819Px if LOS>0 & hospital_group=="" /// >>& separation_fy=="2010/11" >> >>Nick >>njcoxstata@gmail.com >> >> >>On 12 February 2014 00:47, Paul <paul@iheta.com> wrote: >>> Thank you Nick. Your more elegant code produced the error message shown >>> below the code. >>> >>> ****************** >>> local pre graph bar total_episd_amt if LOS>0 & hospital_group=="" /// >>> & separation_fy=="2010/11", /// >>> over (COMPTOT, relabel(2 "Complication" 1 "NoComplication")) >>> >>> local i=1 >>> foreach v of varlist HIP1824Px HIP1836Px HIP1819Px { >>> >>> `pre' over(`v', relabel(2 "`v'" 1 "Other admissions")) /// >>> title("Mean episode amount overnight stays, public hospitals 2010/11") >>>/// >>> subtitle("`v' with/without complications") name(panel`i', replace) >>> >>> local i=`i'+1 >>> } >>> >>> graph describe panel1 >>> graph describe panel2 >>> graph describe panel3 >>> >>> graph combine panel1 panel2 panel3 >>> >>> ******************** >>> >>> Error message: "graph panel1 not found" >>> >>> >>> ********************** >>> >>> My subsequent "graph describe" shows that only panel3 is in memory, so >>> your first two "graph describe panel1" and "graph describe panel2" found >>> nothing to describe. >>> >>> Something is eating my first two graphs. >>> >>> Paul Gross >>> >>> On 12/02/14 7:51 AM, "Nick Cox" <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>>>This thread is all tangled up. >>>> >>>>First off, -name()- specifies a graph name, and contrary to Rich's >>>>suggestion, you should not add ".gph" in the subsequent -graph >>>>combine- call. >>>> >>>>Please >>>> >>>>1. Ensure that your code is run from one and only one place. Don't mix >>>>do-file and interactive statements, just in case you have been doing >>>>that. >>>> >>>>2. Try this (each /// should appear at the end of a line) >>>> >>>>local pre graph bar total_episd_amt if LOS>0 & hospital_group=="" /// >>>>& separation_fy=="2010/11", /// >>>>over (COMPTOT, relabel(2 "Complication" 1 "NoComplication")) >>>> >>>>local i=1 >>>>foreach v of varlist HIP1824Px HIP1836Px HIP1819Px { >>>> >>>> `pre' over(`v', relabel(2 "`v'" 1 "Other admissions")) /// >>>> title("Mean episode amount overnight stays, public hospitals 2010/11") >>>>/// >>>> subtitle("`v' with/without complications") name(panel`i', replace) >>>> >>>>local i=`i'+1 >>>>} >>>> >>>>graph describe panel1 >>>>graph describe panel2 >>>>graph describe panel3 >>>> >>>>graph combine panel1 panel2 panel3 >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>>Nick >>>>njcoxstata@gmail.com >>>> >>>> >>>>On 11 February 2014 20:36, Paul <paul@iheta.com> wrote: >>>>> Thank you Rich but the coding below produced another error message: >>>>> >>>>> "file panel1.gph not found" >>>>> >>>>> local i=1 >>>>> foreach v of varlist HIP1824Px HIP1836Px HIP1819Px { >>>>> graph bar total_episd_amt if LOS>0 & hospital_group=="" & >>>>> separation_fy=="2010/11", over (COMPTOT, relabel(2 "Complication" 1 >>>>> "NoComplication")) over(`v', relabel(2 "`v'" 1 "Other admissions")) >>>>>title >>>>> ("Mean episode amount overnight stays, public hospitals 2010/11") >>>>>subtitle >>>>> ("`v' with/without complications") name(panel`i') >>>>> local i=`i'+1 >>>>> } >>>>> >>>>> graph combine panel1.gph panel2.gph panel3.gph,cols(1) >>>>> >>>>> My loop with the local `i' is sending graphs into a void or >>>>>overwriting >>>>> them >>>>> >>>>> Any more suggestions please? >>>>> >>>>> Paul >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> On 12/02/14 12:06 AM, "Richard Goldstein" <richgold@ix.netcom.com> >>>>>wrote: >>>>> >>>>>>you need to add ".gph" to your names in your "graph combine" line >>>>>> >>>>>>Rich >>>>>> >>>>>>On 2/10/14, 10:06 PM, Paul wrote: >>>>>>> Sorry, I omitted the graph combine code >>>>>>> >>>>>>> I have a very large file of 2.3 million hospital admissions, and am >>>>>>> using stata v 13.1 on a MacBook Pro >>>>>>> >>>>>>> I want to create three bar charts of the hospital cost of >>>>>>>complications >>>>>>> for hip replacement, using three different icd codes for the hip >>>>>>> procedures. I want to then combine the three in one graph. >>>>>>> >>>>>>> This seemed straightforward with the following loop: >>>>>>> >>>>>>> >>>>>>> gen i=1 >>>>>>> foreach v of varlist HIP1824Px HIP1836Px HIP1819Px { >>>>>>> graph bar total_episd_amt if LOS>0 & hospital_group=="" & >>>>>>> separation_fy=="2010/11", over (COMPTOT, relabel(2 "Complication" 1 >>>>>>> "NoComplication")) over(`v', relabel(2 "`v'" 1 " Other >>>>>>>admissions")) >>>>>>> title ("Mean episode amount overnight stays, public hospitals >>>>>>>2010/11") >>>>>>> subtitle ("`v' with/without complications") name(HIP`i') >>>>>>> replace i=i+1 >>>>>>> } >>>>>>> graph combine HIP1 HIP2 HIP3,cols(1) >>>>>>> >>>>>>> The error message is : HIP1 is not a memory graph >>>>>>> >>>>>>> I have tried various combinations of the saving and name >>>>>>>conventions, >>>>>>> including double quotation marks around the `i' in the name, but >>>>>>>none >>>>>>>work. >>>>>>> >>>>>>> Any ideas, please? >>>>>>> >>>>>>* >>>>>>* For searches and help try: >>>>>>* http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>>>>>* http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Combining graphs addendum***From:*Paul <paul@iheta.com>

**Re: st: Combining graphs addendum***From:*Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>

**Re: st: Combining graphs addendum***From:*Paul <paul@iheta.com>

**Re: st: Combining graphs addendum***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Combining graphs addendum***From:*Paul <paul@iheta.com>

**Re: st: Combining graphs addendum***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Combining graphs addendum***From:*Paul <paul@iheta.com>

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