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&Var labels in title (not var name)

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&Var labels in title (not var name)

Sas 9.4

I am trying to have my variable labels show up in my titles instead of my variable names.  Labels are listed in data step.  title statement  is in proc report. 

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Re: &Var labels in title (not var name)

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Your command

 

title1 justify=center "Idaho Adults Who Used Marijuana by &var, 2015";

specifically tells SAS to use the variable name &var.

 

 

You probably want to extract the label from the variable using the VLABEL function in a data step prior to PROC REPORT, and then assign that label to a macro variable. (Or, extract the label from the DICTIONARY table and then assign it to a macro variable).

 

UNTESTED CODE

data _null_;
set work.brfss15; call symputx('label',vlabel(&var)); run; title1 justify=center "Idaho Adults Who Used Marijuana by &label, 2015";

 

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