• Laura Whiting

Beam Plot in Stata

A beam plot is a "seesaw" type plot where an underlying line represents the range of x-values that cross with a single specific y-value. The individual plot points are placed on top of the line, and a red arrow on the underside of the line shows what the average x-value is for the corresponding y-value.


To create a beam plot in Stata you first need to download the beamplot command from the SSC, which you do using the following command in Stata:

To generate this graph in Stata, use the following commands:



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