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04-26-2012 10:07 AM

How can I make a scatter plot of 2 variables in sas and add an inset to it with the pearson coefficient and p.value.

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04-26-2012 10:26 AM

If you know the coefficient and p-value, you can do this:

```
proc sgplot data=sashelp.class;
scatter x=weight y=height;
inset ("Pearson" = "<value>" "P-value" = "<value>");
run;
```

Hope this helps!

Dan

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04-26-2012 10:58 AM

Thank you Dan. But in this way I have to first run the statistics and then key in the values.

Is there a way in which sas would do both (statistics + plot with inset) for me in one go?

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04-26-2012 11:00 AM

What statistics procedure are you using for the calculations?

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04-26-2012 11:07 AM

I am new to sas, but my guess is I would use proc corr.

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04-26-2012 11:04 AM

PROC CORR will do this, using ODS Graphics

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04-26-2012 11:11 AM

Can you give more details about how to write the code? I am very new to sas.

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04-26-2012 11:21 AM

The documention with examples can be found here: http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/procstat/63104/HTML/default/viewer.htm#corr_toc.htm

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04-26-2012 11:23 AM

I think the example that covers this specific issue is