9.5. Scatter Plots

Scatter plots are similar to line plots, but in a scatter plot you do not connect the points. You may simply display the points without any interpolation, or you may add a regression line showing the relationship between two columns. You can produce a scatter plot with a regression line using regression analysis, but the Scatter Plot task gives you more control over the appearance of your plot. You must have SAS/GRAPH software installed on your SAS server to create scatter plots.

This example produces a simple scatter plot using the AdResults data set. This data set contains the amount spent on advertising and the number of tour bookings for each month. To create a scatter plot of the data, click the data icon in the Project ...

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