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Re: [NMusers] forest plots in Xpose?

From: Paul Matthias Diderichsen <pmdiderichsen_at_wequantify.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 09:11:52 +0200

Ron, Pascal & NMUsers

On 9/17/2015 2:08, Ron Keizer wrote:
> On a sidenote, I'm not a fan of the term "Forest plot" for these plots.
> The "original" Forest plots show data across multiple studies (e.g. in a
> meta-analysis), so calling it "Forest plot" could lead to confusion with
> statisticians or clinicians.

I agree with Ron that Forest plots primarily exist in the meta analysis
world.

Pascal, maybe you are looking for "tornado plots"?
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tornado_diagram)

Here's a pointer to building a tornado plot with ggplot():

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6916698/tornado-chart-diagram-with-ggplot2

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Paul Matthias Diderichsen, PhD
Quantitative Solutions B.V.
+31 624 330 706
Received on Thu Sep 17 2015 - 03:11:52 EDT

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