The SUMMARY Procedure |

Tip: | Supports the Output Delivery System. See Output Delivery System: Basic Concepts in SAS Output Delivery System: User's Guide for details. |

Tip: | You can use the ATTRIB, FORMAT, LABEL, and WHERE statements. See Statements with the Same Function in Multiple Procedures for details. You can also use any global statements. See Global Statements for a list. |

Tip: | Full syntax descriptions are in Syntax: MEANS Procedure. |

Table of Contents: | The SUMMARY Procedure |

TASK | STATEMENT |
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Compute descriptive statistics for variables across all observations or within groups of observations |
PROC SUMMARY |

Calculate separate statistics for each BY group |
BY |

Identify variables whose values define subgroups for the analysis |
CLASS |

Identify a variable whose values represent the frequency of each observation |
FREQ |

Include additional identification variables in the output data set |
ID |

Create an output data set that contains specified statistics and identification variables |
OUTPUT |

Identify specific combinations of class variables to use to subdivide the data |
TYPES |

Identify the analysis variables and their order in the results |
VAR |

Specify the number of ways to make unique combinations of class variables |
WAYS |

Identify a variable whose values weight each observation in the statistical calculations |
WEIGHT |

Note:

Full descriptions of the statements for PROC SUMMARY are in the documentation for PROC MEANS.

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