Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2011 23:50:44 +0800
ReplyTo: Murphy Choy <goladin@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Murphy Choy <goladin@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Quartile question
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Hi Dave,
I hope this helps.
On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 11:23 PM, Dave Brewer <david.brewer@uc.edu> wrote:
> Murphy,
>
> Thanks much for your example and help.
> Dave
>
> On Sat, 5 Feb 2011 14:45:50 +0800, Murphy Choy <goladin@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>
> >Hi Dave,
> >
> >First create a percentile variable in the data A.
> >
> >PROC RANK DATA = A OUT = A1 GROUPS = 100;
> >VAR MPR;
> >RANKS MPR_RANK;
> >RUN;
> >
> >With this, you have a new variable which gives you percentile. Using this,
> >you can summarized based on percentile.
> >
> >PROC TABULATE DATA = A1(WHERE = (MPR_RANK IN (25,50,75,0,99)));
> >CLASS MPR_RANK;
> >TABLE MPR_RANK, MPR*(MIN MAX N);
> >RUN;
> >
> >Not sure if this helps.
> >
> >On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Dave Brewer <david.brewer@uc.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> I'm sorry, but I don't understand what you are suggesting? Can you
> provide
> >> an example with code?
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >> Dave
> >>
> >> On Sat, 5 Feb 2011 09:55:32 +0800, Murphy Choy <goladin@GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> >Hi,
> >> >
> >> >Perhaps a better alternative is to use PROC RANK.
> >> >
> >> >Use PROC Rank to create 100 deciles.
> >> >
> >> >Do a PROC TABULATE to calculate the number of people in each quartile
> and
> >> >min/max.
> >> >
> >> >On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 9:47 AM, Dave <david.brewer@uc.edu> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Hi All,
> >> >>
> >> >> Let me start off by stating that I am not a mathematician or a
> >> >> statistician, just a lowly SAS programmer.
> >> >>
> >> >> I ran a PROC MEANS to calculate Q1Q4, MIN and MAX for a variable
> called
> >> >> MPR. When I showed the results to the investigator, she wants to know
> >> how
> >> >> many people are in each quartile (or how many in MIN or MAX).
> >> >>
> >> >> Is this possible without a lot of work on my end?
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks all for your help.
> >> >> Dave
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >Regards,
> >> >Murphy Choy
> >> >
> >> >Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS V9
> >> >Certified Basic Programmer for SAS V9
> >> >DataShaping Certified SAS Professional
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >Regards,
> >Murphy Choy
> >
> >Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS V9
> >Certified Basic Programmer for SAS V9
> >DataShaping Certified SAS Professional
>

Regards,
Murphy Choy
Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS V9
Certified Basic Programmer for SAS V9
DataShaping Certified SAS Professional
