- Laura Whiting

# Violin Plot in Stata

Updated: Aug 27

A violin plot is a modified box-plot which adds the estimated kernel density to each plot. To draw this plot in Stata you will need a user-written command called **vioplot.** This can be easily installed within Stata using the following command:

An example of a violin plot is shown below:

To generate the plot above, use the following Stata commands:

For a comprehensive exploration of the many Stata graph commands and options, check out the book ** A Visual Guide to Stata Graphics, 3rd Edition**.