The LIFETEST Procedure

Modifying the ODS Template for Survival Plots

PROC LIFETEST, like other statistical procedures, provides a PLOTS= option and other options for modifying its output without requiring template changes. Those options are sufficient for most purposes. When those options are not sufficient, you can change a graph by changing the graph template. Customizing Survival Plots in Chapter 22: ODS Graphics Template Modification, shows how to find the name of the template, display the template by using PROC TEMPLATE and the SOURCE statement, and make a series of template changes.

The example consists of the following parts: