The FREQ Procedure

What Does the FREQ Procedure Do?

PROC FREQ is a procedure that is used give descriptive statistics about a SAS data set. The procedure creates one-way, two-way, and n-way frequency tables. It also describes data by reporting the distribution of variable values. The FREQ procedure creates crosstabulation tables to summarize data for two or more categorical values by displaying the number of observations for each combination of variable values.
Tip
It is a best practice that you use the TABLES statement with PROC FREQ.

FREQ Procedure Syntax

The FREQ procedure can include many statements and options for controlling frequency output.
FREQ procedure syntax
Syntax, FREQ procedure:
PROC FREQ <options>;
RUN;

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