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02-23-2016 02:40 PM

How do I achieve the same below code using Proc Summary or Proc means? Is there a way we can use the count and sum function together?

**proc** **sql**;

select distinct A, B, count(C), sum(D), sum(E)

from Table

group by A, B;

**quit**;

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Posted in reply to skallamp

02-23-2016 03:02 PM

Use proc means with the relevant statistic. You can specify the sum, count is N, mean, standard deviation. You can also specify them in the output out statement to capture the values in a data set.

```
proc means data=sashelp.class n sum mean;
var age;
output out=want sum=total n=count mean=average;
run;
```

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Posted in reply to skallamp

02-23-2016 03:25 PM - edited 02-23-2016 03:51 PM

Hi @skallamp,

This should come close:

```
proc summary data=table nway;
class A B / missing;
var C D E;
output out=stats(drop=_:) n(C)= sum(D E)=;
proc print;
run;
```

Edit: ... but only if C is a numeric variable! PROC MEANS/SUMMARY doesn't compute statistics for character variables, not even the N statistic (number of non-missing values). PROC SQL's COUNT function, however, works with either variable type.