Monday, March 13, 2006

Re: st: Life Tables for Survival Analysis

Thank you Svend I will have a look at the lean scheme as suggested


>From: "Svend Juul" <SJ@SOCI.AU.DK> >Reply-To: >To: <> >Subject: Re: st: Life Tables for Survival Analysis >Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 14:37:34 +0100 > >Don wrote: > >I am using Stata 9 to try to draw a Life Table graph for a variable with >6 categories. The 6 slopes on the graph are shown by different, smooth, >coloured lines which is great but I am not printing in colour. > >I have tried the symbol command so that each line will be identified by >a different symbol (i.e. dash, dot, long dash and dot etc). However only >the first symbol is recognised when I run the graph so I either have all >lines with a dash, or all lines with a dot for all six categories. > ># delimit ; >ltable durate work, graph notable survival noconf by(minus2) over >yscale(range(0.4 1.0)) >msymbol(i) yline(0.5, lpattern(dot))ylab (,nogrid); >------------------------------------------------------------------- > >I tried this: > > sysuse cancer.dta > ltable studytime died , /// > graph notable by(drug) overlay msymbol(i i i) lpattern(l dash dot) > >- and I got the same problem as Don: Same line pattern for all curves. > >StataCorp: Is this intended behavior? Since it does vary line colors, it >should also be able to vary line patterns. > >Don: If you prefer black-and-white graphs I suggest trying the lean >schemes: > findit lean scheme > >Svend >__________________________________________ > >Svend Juul >Institut for Folkesundhed, Afdeling for Epidemiologi >(Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology) >Vennelyst Boulevard 6 >DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark >Phone: +45 8942 6090 >Home: +45 8693 7796 >Email: >__________________________________________ > >* >* For searches and help try: >* >* >*

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