MATLAB Examples

This is an example of how to create subplots with multiple plot types in MATLAB®.

Read about the subplot function in the MATLAB documentation.

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```% Create the data to be plotted TBdata = [1990 4889 16.4; 1991 5273 17.4; 1992 5382 17.4; 1993 5173 16.5; 1994 4860 15.4; 1995 4675 14.7; 1996 4313 13.5; 1997 4059 12.5; 1998 3855 11.7; 1999 3608 10.8; 2000 3297 9.7; 2001 3332 9.6; 2002 3169 9.0; 2003 3227 9.0; 2004 2989 8.2; 2005 2903 7.9; 2006 2779 7.4; 2007 2725 7.2]; measles = [38556 24472 14556 18060 19549 8122 28541 7880 3283 4135 7953 1884]'; mumps = [20178 23536 34561 37395 36072 32237 18597 9408 6005 6268 8963 13882]'; chickenPox = [37140 32169 37533 39103 33244 23269 16737 5411 3435 6052 12825 23332]'; years = TBdata(:, 1); cases = TBdata(:, 2); rate = TBdata(:, 3); % Create the pie chart in position 1 of a 2x2 grid figure subplot(2, 2, 1) pie([sum(measles) sum(mumps) sum(chickenPox)], {'Measles', 'Mumps', 'Chicken Pox'}) title('Childhood Diseases') % Create the bar chart in position 2 of a 2x2 grid subplot(2, 2, 2) bar(1:12, [measles/1000 mumps/1000 chickenPox/1000], 0.5, 'stack') xlabel('Month') ylabel('Cases (in thousands)') title('Childhood Diseases') axis([0 13 0 100]) set(gca, 'XTick', 1:12) % Create the stem chart in position 3 of a 2x2 grid subplot(2, 2, 3) stem(years, cases) xlabel('Years') ylabel('Cases') title('Tuberculosis Cases') axis([1988 2009 0 6000]) % Create the line plot in position 4 of a 2x2 grid subplot(2, 2, 4) plot(years, rate) xlabel('Years') ylabel('Infection Rate') title('Tuberculosis Cases') axis([1988 2009 5 20]) ```