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lmyers2
Obsidian | Level 7

Hello - I'm trying to get a proc freq output that contains 3 columns (all patients, COPD=0, COPD=1) instead of running 2 procedures and coping the answers over by hand. Can you help?

proc freq order=freq; table race; run;
proc freq order=freq; table race*COPD; run;

Desired output:

             All     COPD=0    COPD=1

race1

race2

race3

 

Also, is there a way to order by a certain column or will SAS always order by descending row sum?

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Astounding
PROC Star

You're probably better off switching from PROC FREQ to PROC TABULATE.  Here's some untested code:

proc tabulate data=have;
   class race copd;
   tables race, all copd;
run;
ballardw
Super User

If @Astounding's suggestion does not do what you want then please show us what you actually expect for out. Better would be to provide some example data in the form of a data step or use one of the SAS supplied data sets such as SASHELP.Class.

 

Plus you can make many tables with a single proc freq call such as

proc freq order=freq; 
  tables race race*COPD; 
run;

Or if you want multiple tables with different options use multiple tables statements like

Proc freq order=freq;
   tables race;
   table race*copd/ chisqr;
run;
Reeza
Super User
Doesn't the second PROC FREQ generate what you want? There's a total column by default.
It may depend on how your data is structured but you haven't shared that information.

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