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ods html style = journal2;
proc sgplot data =WORK.PLAY pctlevel=group;
hbar Q68 / GROUP=Q3 groupdisplay=stack grouporder=descending 
stat=percent barwidth=0.80 seglabel seglabelattrs=(family="Arial" size=12pt weight=bold) seglabelfitpolicy=noclip datalabel=; keylegend/ noborder title="" location=outside position=right across=1 valueattrs=(size=13pt) sortorder=descending;
yaxis valueattrs=(Family="Arial" size= 13pt) label = "Sex" Labelattrs=(family="Arial" size= 13pt);
xaxis valueattrs=(Family="Arial" size= 13pt) label = "Percentage" Labelattrs=(Family= "Arial" size= 13pt);

Hello there,


I am stuck and need to have a readable graph.  I am creating a bivariate horizontal bargraph (of Q3No. of ER visits vs. Q68sex) using PROC SGPLOT with Journal2 style. Is there any way I can move the segment labels from inside the bars to outside just so that they are legible? Apologies, I am unable to show the data.


The output for the code below is shown in attachment "figure ER visits vs sex".


I am looking to produce the graph with labels as seen in the attachment "What I want my graph to look like ER vs sex".


I appreciate the help.

Super User

The basic approach I would take would be to

1) summarize the data creating the percentage values you need

2) add the TEXT of the values as a new variable with compatible horizontal and vertical axis values

3) add a TEXT plot

4) modify the hbar to remove segment labels entirely and make sure there is sufficient space between the bars for the text and to have a TEXT plot an HBARPARM would be needed for compatibility.


If your current variable for Sex is character you may need to change to a numeric with appropriate format so the X Y coordinates can make sense.


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