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HIST3: Stata module to draws histograms for intervals of different size

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  • Ulrich Kohler

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    (Universitat Mannheim)

  • Steffen Kuehnel

    (Universitat Giessen)

Abstract

hist3 draws histograms for intervals of different size. To do this, varname is grouped into intervals according to the cutpoints in the value-option. Then for each interval a bar is drawn with width equal to the width of the interval and height equal to f_j/(h_j*n), where f_j = the absolute frequency of the interval j, h_j = the width of j and n = number of nonmissing observations. The heigths of the bars therefore reflect the density of the interval, and the area reflect the frequency of the interval.

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Bibliographic Info

Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S412001.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 6.0
Date of creation: 15 Jun 2000
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Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s412001

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Keywords: graphics; histogram;

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