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Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS 9.4 by SAS Institute

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Creating More Sophisticated Summary Tables

Creating Hierarchical Tables to Report on Subgroups

You can create a hierarchical table to report on subgroups of your data by crossing elements within a dimension. Crossing elements is the operation that combines two or more elements, such as class variables, analysis variables, format modifiers, statistics, or styles. Dimensions are automatically crossed. When you cross variables in a single dimension expression, values for one variable are placed within the values for the other variable in the same dimension. This forms a hierarchy of variables and, therefore, a hierarchical table. The order in which variables are listed when they are crossed determines the order of the headings in the table. In ...

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