Re: [R] forrest plot

From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Fri 21 Oct 2005 - 04:19:53 EST

metaplot() will not currently do asymmetric confidence intervals, which seems to be what you want. I'm making a revised version based on Paul Murrell's grid example at

   http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~paul/RGraphics/examples-table.png which will be more flexible.

         -thomas

On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Michela Ballardini wrote:

> Hello
> I'm trying to plot hazard risk values using the function metaplot with
> the specifications:
>
> metaplot(mn=c(-0.28174,-0.71444,-0.12375,-0.12426,-0.30011,-0.45058,-0.07324),se=c(0.20766,0.42691,0.26366,0.30357,0.31819,0.28636,0.37758),xlab="HR and 95%CI",logeffect=T,xaxt="n")
>
> axis(side=1,at=c(0,0.2,0.4,0.6,0.8,1.0,1.2,1.4,1.6,1.8,2.0),labels=c(0,0.2,0.4,0.6,0.8,1.0,1.2,1.4,1.6,1.8,2.0))
>
>
>
> However, in the plot the x axis is on a log scale and tends to overextend the left end of the axis. How can I transform the x-scale on a linear scale with equidistant points?
>
>
> Thank you very much for your attenction
>
> Mic
>
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Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley@u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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