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Date:         Mon, 31 Dec 2007 09:25:24 -0600
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From:         "data _null_," <datanull@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Which statistics should have STD decimal places?
Comments: To: RolandRB <>
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I should think that the user would be able to supply all that information via parameters. For example STD: might be specified as

STD: +2 to specify two additional decimal places.

Then the formats associates with the analysis variable provides the desired "precision".

FORMAT weight 5.1 height 3.;

p-values of course are completely different as are their associated statistics. Their display format should be control directly throught the FORMAT statement. On Dec 31, 2007 3:56 AM, RolandRB <> wrote: > Out of the list of these statistics that come out of proc univariate, > which should typically have the extra decimal place that STD and > STDMEAN have? Is it only those variables starting with STD? Stated > another way, if I were to group variables into the MEAN camp and the > STD camp so that one set used the same format applied to MEAN and one > set used the format applied to STD then what variables should fall > into the STD camp apart from those which start with STD? > > CSS CV KURTOSIS MAX MEAN MIN MODE N NMISS NOBS RANGE SKEWNESS STD > STDMEAN SUM SUMWGT USS VAR P1 P5 P10 Q1 MEDIAN Q3 P90 P95 P99 QRANGE > GINI MAD QN SN STD_GINI STD_MAD STD_QN STD_QRANGE STD_SN MSIGN > NORMALTEST SIGNRANK PROBM PROBN PROBS PROBT T >

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