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Date:   Mon, 15 Apr 1996 20:20:24 GMT
Reply-To:   dstanle@ibm.net
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:   Don Stanley <dstanle@IBM.NET>
Organization:   Information Power
Subject:   Re: need help on this program

and an sql alternative

proc sql ; create table count as select *,count(id) from test group by id ; quit ;

don

In <199604151732.KAA21214@dfw-ix4.ix.netcom.com>, "ADITYA K. JHA" <jhadas@IX.NETCOM.COM> writes: >The easiest way to set up a counter for observations (I am assuming you >wish to sequentially count each observation within ID) is to use a BY >statement in conjunction with a SET statement and a FIRST.variable >statement. > >Like this: > >data test; > infile datalines; > input @1 id; >datalines; >AA >AA >BB >BB >BB >CC >DD >DD >DD >DD >; > >run; > >proc sort; > by id; >run; > >data count; > set test; > by id; > >if first.id then > counter=1; > else > counter+1; >run; > >Hope this helps. > >Frank Basile > Ragtime Guitarist > and >Aspiring Computer Geek > >You wrote: >> >>I would like to create the counts for each id like this. If any ane >knows >>please >>post the answer or email me. >> >> >>Input: >> >>ID >>---- >>AA >>AA >>BB >>BB >>BB >>CC >>DD >>DD >>DD >>DD >> >> >>OUTPUT: >> >>ID CNT >>---- --- >>AA 2 >>AA 2 >>BB 1 >>BB 2 >>BB 3 >>CC 1 >>DD 1 >>DD 2 >>DD 3 >>DD 4 >>

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Don Stanley DSTANLE@IBM.NET Information Power Limited SAS Institute Quality Partners Wellington NEW ZEALAND

Author : Beyond The Obvious With SAS Screen Control Language Currently Writing : Effective Use Of The Frame Entry In SAS Software (Working title)

another chapter bites the dust ...


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