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Re: st: How to graph several mean trajectories and combine them in a single graph


From   "Han-Jung Ko (Koko)" <kohan@onid.oregonstate.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How to graph several mean trajectories and combine them in a single graph
Date   Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:55:20 -0600

Thank you. I am not certain. The profileplot command seems requiring
by() specification. I may try to see whether graph command could work
for graphing means across individuals for certain variables overtime
and combine them...

Han-Jung Ko
Han-Jung Ko, M.S.
Doctoral Candidate
Human Development and Family Studies
School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Oregon State University
kohan@onid.orst.edu


On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 11:57 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry, but I can't advise further given "did not work". What was wrong
> from your point of view?
> Nick
> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>
>
> On 25 February 2014 17:49, Han-Jung Ko (Koko)
> <kohan@onid.oregonstate.edu> wrote:
>> Thank you, Nick. I tried your suggestion and it did not work though.
>> I will try to ask in the FAQ in the link you sent me.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Han-Jung Ko
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 3:31 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> -profileplot- is a user-written program by Philip Ender and from
>>> http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ado/analysis
>>> as you are asked to explain in the FAQ.
>>>
>>> If I understand you correctly, you can easily fool -profileplot- into
>>> lumping all observations together by
>>>
>>> gen everyone = 1
>>>
>>> profileplot ..., by(everyone)
>>>
>>> although you will probably want to fix legend.
>>>
>>> Nick
>>> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>>>
>>> On 24 February 2014 20:44, Han-Jung Ko
>>>
>>>> I am trying to graph several mean trajectories and combine them in a
>>>> single graph. By using profileplot command, it is possible to graph
>>>> them side-by-side but not in a single graph.
>>>> For example,
>>>> . profileplot pl_1 pl_2 pl_3 pl_4 pl_5, by(sex) name(graph_pl, replace)
>>>> . profileplot pg_1 pg_2 pg_3 pg_4 pg_5, by(sex) name(graph_pg, replace)
>>>> . graph combine graph_pl graph_pg
>>>>
>>>> However, using profileplot command also requires the option by(). I
>>>> wonder how I could graph the meantrajectories for all participants
>>>> (not by gender) and combine the total of six trajectories together?
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