# What is the scatter command in Stata?

## What is the scatter command in Stata?

Description. scatter draws scatterplots and is the mother of all the twoway plottypes, such as line and lfit (see [G-2] graph twoway line and [G-2] graph twoway lfit). scatter is both a command and a plottype as defined in [G-2] graph twoway.

## Which command creates a scatter plot of two variables in Stata?

To create a scatterplot, use the scatter command, then list the variables you want to plot. The first variable you list will be the Y variable and the second will be the X variable.

**How do you read a scatter plot?**

The closer the data points come to forming a straight line when plotted, the higher the correlation between the two variables, or the stronger the relationship. If the data points make a straight line going from near the origin out to high y-values, the variables are said to have a positive correlation.

**What is a two-way scatter plot?**

TWO-WAY SCATTERPLOTS A two-way scatter plot has one variable (say Y) on the vertical axis and one variable (say X) on the horizontal axis. This is done by choosing the Insert Tab and the Charts Group and Scatter option. We use data in file carsdata.

### How do you find the relationship between two variables in a scatter plot?

We often see patterns or relationships in scatterplots. When the y variable tends to increase as the x variable increases, we say there is a positive correlation between the variables. When the y variable tends to decrease as the x variable increases, we say there is a negative correlation between the variables.

### How do you analyze regression results?

The sign of a regression coefficient tells you whether there is a positive or negative correlation between each independent variable and the dependent variable. A positive coefficient indicates that as the value of the independent variable increases, the mean of the dependent variable also tends to increase.

**What does a scatter plot show?**

The scatter diagram graphs pairs of numerical data, with one variable on each axis, to look for a relationship between them. If the variables are correlated, the points will fall along a line or curve. The better the correlation, the tighter the points will hug the line.

**What is the regression line in a scatter plot?**

Regression lines, or best fit lines, are a type of annotation on scatterplots that show the overall trend of a set of data. Linear regression is a statistical method for modeling the relationship between two variables. The method works well with scatterplots because scatterplots show two variables.

## How do you interpret a statistical scatter plot?

## Is regression a scatter plot?

A scatter diagram is an extremely simple statistical tool used to show a relationship between two variables. It is often combined with a simple linear regression line used to fit a model between the two variables.

**How to create a scatter plot in StatCrunch?**

To construct this plot, choose the Graph > Scatter Plot menu option. Select the Sqft column for the X column, and the Price column for the Y column. Click Compute! to generate the scatter plot shown below. Then, how do you interpret a scatter plot?

**What should I name my scatter plot?**

x = gym.weight This line defines what values will be displayed on the x-axis of the scatter plot. It’s the weight column again from the gym dataset.

### How do you describe a scatter plot?

The Title. The title offers a short explanation of what is in your graph.

### What is the main purpose of a scatter plot?

Data are numerical in nature.