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Should we move to Ireland?

Recently, while browsing health care data, I came across the graph shown below. The graph includes the healthy life expectancy at birth by countries in the EU, along with the associated per capita expenditure. 1,108 more words

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Getting Started with SGPLOT - Part 1 - Scatter Plot

I had the pleasure of presenting my paper “Graphs are Easy with SAS 9.4” at the Boston SAS Users Group meeting. The turn out was large and over 75% of the audience appeared to be using SAS 9.4 back home. 1,176 more words

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Getting started with SGPLOT - Part 3 - VBOX

The Tukey box plot is popular among statisticians for viewing the distribution of an analysis variable with or without classifiers. The figure on the right is from the SGPLOT Box Plot documentation showing all the features of the box. 1,019 more words

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Getting Started with SGPLOT - Part 4 - Series Plot

Series plots are frequently used to visualize a numeric response on the y-axis by another numeric variable on the x-axis. Often the variable on the x-axis is a time variable, in which case these are known as TimeSeries plots. 1,222 more words

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Getting Started with SGPLOT - Part 5 - Histograms

A histogram reveals features of the distribution of the analysis variable, such as its skewness and the peak which may not be evident by examining the tabular display of the data. 991 more words

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Diagonal tick values

Fitting of long category values on a x-axis is usually a challenge. With SAS 9.4, the SGPLOT procedure tries to fit the values by first splitting the values at white space to see if the values will fit in the space available. 1,060 more words

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Advanced ODS Graphics: Steps to think about when creating a graph

I was recently shown a graph like this one and asked if ODS Graphics could make a graph like this.

Click on graphs to enlarge. 1,535 more words

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