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"David Harrison" <david.harrison@icnarc.org> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
RE: st: histogram |

Date |
Tue, 22 Feb 2005 13:39:56 -0000 |

I think you will find that my example did exactly that - the bars in the histogram for price<=12000 add up to about 96% (the other 4% that are >12000 being ignored). Take the more extreme example of plotting if price>12000 if you need more convincing... sysuse auto, clear twoway__histogram_gen price, percent gen(h x) local w=x[2]-x[1] gen zero=0 if !missing(h) label var zero "Percent" twoway rbar h zero x if x>12000, barw(`w') David -----Original Message----- From: Hans J. Baumgartner [mailto:hbaumgartner@diw.de] Sent: 22 February 2005 13:14 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: histogram Thanks David and Scott for your suggestions but both do not render my problem. The thing is that if I draw a histogram of var>190 I do not want the percent to add up to 100, since 100 percent is var without beeing restricted to be >190. So var>190 may be only 25 Percnet and so the histogram should show a scale that adds the bars to 25 Percent. Any further suggestions? Thanks in advance. Hans Hans J. Baumgartner schrieb: > Hi, > > I am trying to draw a histogram (option: percent). - hist var, percent - > > If I attempt to draw the histogram just over a range of the var, i.e. – > hist var if var<190, percent – the range of <190 is taken as 100% and > y-axis is scaled accordingly. > > How can I draw a histogram over the rage var<190 leaving where the > entire range of var is taken as the percent base. > > Any suggestions? > Hans > -- Hans J. Baumgartner DIW Berlin German Institute for Economic Research Dept. Public Economics Königin-Luise-Str. 5; 14195 Berlin; Germany Tel.: +49/30/89789-307 Fax.: +49/30/89789-114 http://www.diw.de http://www.hansbaumgartner.de * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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