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01-19-2010 03:58 PM

The code I'm trying to use follows. Unfortunately, the output data is not grouped by Quarter. How do I accomplish Quarterly grouping in the SQL setting? I'm trying to avoid using proc summary plus a data step.

Thanks!

proc sql;

create table weights as

select put(date,yyq6.),

sum(slabwt) as EntryWt,

sum(hrcoilwt) as ExitWt,

(sum(slabwt)/sum(hrcoilwt))*1000 as Yield

from HMQandY

where EndTest='N'

group by put(date,yyq6.)

;

Thanks!

proc sql;

create table weights as

select put(date,yyq6.),

sum(slabwt) as EntryWt,

sum(hrcoilwt) as ExitWt,

(sum(slabwt)/sum(hrcoilwt))*1000 as Yield

from HMQandY

where EndTest='N'

group by put(date,yyq6.)

;

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01-19-2010 04:25 PM

if you want to sum the data by quarter (as you said the data is not grouped by quarter), you have to have the variable of quarter. you may use qtr(date) to get it and add it to your grouping variables.

proc sql;

create table weights as

select put(date,yyq6.),

**qtr(date) as quarter,**

sum(slabwt) as EntryWt,

sum(hrcoilwt) as ExitWt,

(sum(slabwt)/sum(hrcoilwt))*1000 as Yield

from HMQandY

where EndTest='N'

group by put(date,yyq6.)

** , calculated quarter**

;

see if this works.

proc sql;

create table weights as

select put(date,yyq6.),

sum(slabwt) as EntryWt,

sum(hrcoilwt) as ExitWt,

(sum(slabwt)/sum(hrcoilwt))*1000 as Yield

from HMQandY

where EndTest='N'

group by put(date,yyq6.)

;

see if this works.

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01-19-2010 04:28 PM

sorry, the quarter variable should be put prior to the date variable for grouping.

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01-19-2010 04:47 PM

abdullala;

Thank you for directing me to the solution. Here's what I ended up with.

proc sql;

create table weights as

select put(date,yyq6.) as Qtr,

sum(slabwt) as EntryWt,

sum(hrcoilwt) as ExitWt,

(sum(slabwt)/sum(hrcoilwt))*1000 as Yield

from HMQandY

where EndTest='N'

group by calculated Qtr

;

Thank you for directing me to the solution. Here's what I ended up with.

proc sql;

create table weights as

select put(date,yyq6.) as Qtr,

sum(slabwt) as EntryWt,

sum(hrcoilwt) as ExitWt,

(sum(slabwt)/sum(hrcoilwt))*1000 as Yield

from HMQandY

where EndTest='N'

group by calculated Qtr

;

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01-20-2010 09:51 AM

The solution above results in Qtr being a character variable instead of a sas date value. I've reworked the code so that it now groups the data in the same way while retaining the date as a sas date. Code below.

proc sql;

create table HmCoilWt as

select date format=yyq6.,

EndTest,

sum(slabwt) as EntryWt,

sum(hrcoilwt) as ExitWt,

(sum(slabwt)/sum(hrcoilwt))*1000 as ProcessYld

from HMQandY

group by date,

EndTest

;

proc sql;

create table HmCoilWt as

select date format=yyq6.,

EndTest,

sum(slabwt) as EntryWt,

sum(hrcoilwt) as ExitWt,

(sum(slabwt)/sum(hrcoilwt))*1000 as ProcessYld

from HMQandY

group by date,

EndTest

;