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How to count missing records in each variable

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How to count missing records in each variable

Hi Everyone,

I have a Data set ,it contains character variables .some of the records are missing my requirement is how many records are missing in each variable.i tried with Freq and means.Means and summary giving stats only for numeric variables but i my Data set is contains character variables. is their any alternate method to get the requirement

Example:

DATA _null_;

Input Customer_Id $ Gender $ location $;

Cards;

1001  M   XXXX

1002       YYYY

         M   ZZZZ

          F 

;

RUN;

My Requirement is :

column_name     Miss  Nmiss %percent_miss %percent_Nmiss

custom_id          2          2         50                     50

Gender               1         3          33.3                  66.6

location              1          3          33.3                     66.6

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Re: How to count missing records in each variable

One method would be the one proposed by in his paper:

http://www.nesug.org/Proceedings/nesug11/ds/ds12.pdf

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