Re: [R] Quick question: Does this graph have a name?

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell_at_vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 08:10:53 -0500

mika03 wrote:
> http://www.nabble.com/file/p16349649/at-length.png
>
> Hi,
>
> I produced this graph with R and I am very happy with it. But now I wonder:
> Is this some standard way of displaying data and if so, does it have a name?
> (like Histogram, Box plot etc.)
>
> I need to explain the plot to people so knowing a bit more about what
> exactly this is, would certainly help ;-)
>
> Thanks a lot!
>

A far better approach to this stacked bar chart would be a two-way dot chart which would also allow the inclusion of margins of error on the point estimates.

-- 
Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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