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Any benefits of using a Keep statment in a Proc Tabulate?

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Any benefits of using a Keep statment in a Proc Tabulate?

Are there any performance benefits of using a Keep statement in a Proc Tabulate (or Means / Summary / Report)? I am looking to reduce the time taken to summarise the data without using an index on the initial dataset.

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Re: Any benefits of using a Keep statment in a Proc Tabulate?

Questions like this are best answered by testing.

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