Getting Descriptive Statistics in SAS

SAS has many different descriptive statistics modules, some of which are:
  • PROC MEANS gives the basic statistics for only continuous variables (means, standard deviations, etc.), but can split continuous variables by categorical variables.
  • PROC UNIVARIATE gives many basic statistics for mostly continuous variables, including graphs
  • PROC FREQ gives frequencies for categorical variables, as well as combinations of categorical variables
  • Other – there are other SAS procedures, such as PROC REPORT and PROC TABULATE.
Let us say we wish to run descriptive statistics for all the major continuous variables in our dataset (once your data is opened). Do the following:
  • Open the programing ...

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