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Assign buckets to variable

 

I have about 2330000 observations, I want to assign evenly spaced 10,000 buckets. The bucket criteria would the max(var)-min(var)/10,000. So for example, my maximum value is 3000 and my minimum value is -200, So my bucket size will be (3000+200)/10,000=0.32. So any value between -200 to (-200+0.32) should go to bucket 1, and any value between  (-200+0.32) to (-200+0.32*2) should go to bucket 2 and so on. The dataset will be something like this:

 

Var_value           bucket

-200                      1

-53                        ?

-5                          ?

-46                        ?

5

8

4

56

7542

242

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Re: Assign buckets to variable

Please do not double post Smiley Happy

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Re: Assign buckets to variable

Why not use PROC RANK GROUPS=1000 .........?

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