Chapter 5: Summarizing Data Using SAS Studio

Introduction

Summarizing Numeric Variables

Adding a Classification Variable

Summarizing Character Variables

Conclusion

Introduction

This chapter demonstrates how to summarize numeric and character data. For numeric variables, you will see how to compute statistics such as means and standard deviations, as well as histograms—for character variables, you will see how to generate frequency distributions and bar charts.

Summarizing Numeric Variables

One of the most useful tasks for summarizing numeric data is found on the Statistics task list. Don't be alarmed that this task is listed under statistics—you don't need to be a statistician to understand how this works. Expand the Statistics task and select ...

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