The REPORT Procedure : How PROC REPORT Builds a Report

 

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PROC REPORT Unwrapped: Exploring the Secrets behind One of the Most Popular Procedures in Base SAS® Software, continued 3 In the preceding code, the DEFINE statement for the WEIGHT variable lists MEAN as the statistic. • variable labels are used instead of column names • it is possible to calculate summary statistics and new columns with PROC REPORT • column headers are . PROC REPORT starts building the report by consolidating the data (Sector and Department are group variables) and by calculating the statistics (bioedermanns.tk and N) for each detail row and for the break at the end of the report. It stores these values in a temporary file. Now, PROC REPORT is ready to start building the first row of the report.


The REPORT Procedure : How PROC REPORT Builds a Report


Chapter Contents. Specify how to use a report item see Usage of Variables in a Report. Define the item, proc report, which must be a data set variable, as an across variable. Define the item, which must be a data set variable, as an analysis variable. Define the item, which must be a data set variable, as a display variable. Define the item, which must be a data set variable, as a group variable.

Define the item, which must be a data set variable, proc report, as an order variable. Specify style attribute s for a proc report item. Order the values of a group, order, or across variable according to the specified order, proc report. Define the number of blank characters to leave between proc report column being defined and the column immediately to its left.

Specify that the item that you are defining is an ID variable. Suppress the display of the report item if its values are all zero or missing. Insert a page break just before printing the first column containing values of the report item. Control the placement of values and column headers. Center the formatted values of the report item within the column width and center the column header over the values. Proc report the formatted values of the report item within the column width and left-justify the column headers over the values.

Right-justify the formatted values of the report item within proc report column width and right-justify the column headers over the values. Specify a style element for the Output Delivery System for the report item.

Creating a Column for Each Value of a Variable. Item Header variable without a label. Displaying Multiple Statistics for One Variable. For definitions of these statistics, see Keywords and Formulas. A column width that is just large enough to handle the format, proc report. When you stack items in proc report same column in a report, the width of the item that is at the bottom of the stack determines the width of the column.

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PROC REPORT: PROC REPORT Statement

 

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COMMAND displays command lines rather than menu bars in all REPORT windows. After you have started PROC REPORT in the windowing environment, you can display the menu bars in the current window by issuing the COMMAND command. Option 4 - Adding summary lines Another good tool of PROC REPORT is the ability to insert summary lines between groups, as well as insert a summary line for the entire report. By David-Erick Lafontant, M.S. Biostatistics. PROC REPORT- A BETTER WAY TO DISPLAY DATA. 1.