# Tagged Questions

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### Making box plots when analyzing a case with 3 predictor variables?

When there are 3 predictor variables to consider, what is the correct procedure? Do we make box plots for all the possible 2 combinations or is there a way to compare 3 variables? Sorry if this is a ...
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### Graphic representation of data

I conducted exploratory analysis of my data and got Mean and standard deviation values from the original data and plotted the data using boxplots. I conducted regression models (GLM and GLMM) on the ...
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### Comparing weights versus time graphically using reshape, vioplot, and ggplot2

I have a group of 200 children who came to clinic at months 0, 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, and 12 this year. At each clinic visit the children were weighed. ...
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### Software to produce confidence interval error bars from summary statistics without access to the original data

A bit like a box plot. I mean not necessarily the standard upper confidence interval, lower confidence interval, mean, and data range-showing box plots but I mean like a box plot with just the three ...
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### Need to find cumulative probability distribution given this data set

So I have a data set like so: ...
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### Negative inner fence value in a box and whiskers plot?

I calculated a negative lower inner fence value. I've double checked my work but I can't figure out what's wrong. I was under the impression that these values couldn't be outside of the min and max ...
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### Multiline names (x labels) in boxplot [closed]

In R, I would like to give multiline names to some data sets in boxplot, like this: ...
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### Statistical grounding for difference between median as a proportion of overall visible spread

I'm helping someone with prep for their stats assessment and they are being instructed to use the following to make an informal inference about the population: I was wondering if there is any ...
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### Interpreting weird box plot with reversed whiskers

Although I'm fairly new to box plots, I thought I had got the hang of them, until I came upon this one today. I don't know what to make of that bottom "whisker" drawn inside the box. This ...
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### Understanding the whiskers of a boxplot

I have a question regarding the interpretation of the whiskers of a boxplot. I have read the following: "On the top and bottom of the rectangle, the “whiskers” show the range of 1.5 times the distance ...
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### Outliers for boxplot

If I have a set of data and I want to display it as a boxplot, when there are some outliers in the boxplot, we indicate outliers with a *. If there are two outliers ...
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### Equivalent of a boxplot for normally distributed data?

If I plot some data in function of a categorical variable in R, I get the standard boxplot. However, the boxplot displays non-parametric statistics (quantiles) that don't seem appropriate for normally ...
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### How do I create a categorical scatterplot in R like boxplots? [closed]

Does anyone know how to create a scatterplot in R to create plots like these in PRISM's graphpad: ...
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### Making boxplots of hourly data in R

I have air temperature measurements from two fixed locations measured at hourly intervals. The code below is a random set of numbers used to represent the format of my data: ...
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### Wondering what this bean plot analysis chart means

How does one interpret and generate bean plot charts. Here is one example taken from Walkes et al. 2010. What kind of data is it most useful for?
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### How to draw a side-by-side plot mentioned in “Graphical Display as an Aid to Analysis”

Emerson, J. D. (1991) Graphical Display as an Aid to Analysis, in Fundamentals of Exploratory Analysis of Variance (eds D. C. Hoaglin, F. Mosteller and J. W. Tukey), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ...
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### How can I draw a boxplot without boxes in R?

Using R, I'd like to plot two boxplots without the boxes—just the points. Creating clean boxplots in R is trivial: ...
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### Creating a plot with boxplots ranked by quantiles in R

I am trying to create a plot in R which gives me boxplots (and/or distributions) of one column ranked by quantiles (and/or equally spaced groups) of another column in a dataframe. An example would be ...
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### Is there a boxplot variant for Poisson distributed data?

I'd like to know if there is a boxplot variant adapted to Poisson distributed data (or possibly other distributions)? With a Gaussian distribution, whiskers placed at L = Q1 - 1.5 IQR and U = Q3 + ...
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### Combine multiple boxplots in a lattice

I have a data-table that has about 26000 rows and about 35 columns. The columns are paired, so the values in columns 6 and 7 (for example) are related to each other, so are 8 and 9 and so on. There ...
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### Plotting binomial proportions on a box & whiskers plot using R

Apologies in advance - I'm a bit of a newbie with R but I've been Google-ing this for weeks and I haven't found a straight answer. The problem Basically, I'm looking to plot proportions with their ...
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### What are some alternatives to a boxplot?

I am working on creating a website, which displays the census data for a user selected Polygons & would like to graphically show the distribution of various parameters (one graph per parameter). ...