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chester2018
Fluorite | Level 6

Hi! I hope my title makes sense and my problem also makes sense!

 

I'm comparing lsmeans of groups of people who meet exercise minute guidelines (variable=guideline_levels, and the groupings are none, insufficient, adequate, and high). And I want to look at their cardiovascular score (iCVH). With the guideline_levels, I want to group compare means by APO (adverse pregnancy outcomes).

 

FYI: The other variables in my code are age, time between visits, race, insurance status, and smoking status. These are just additional variables for my model.

 

Below is a graph I have, but it's not what I'm going for. I would like to have the guideline_levels together. sas.PNG

proc glm data= exercise.analyticsample;
	class guideline_levels (ref='None') APO crace Insurance Smoking;
	model iCVH_v5 = guideline_levels age_at_v1 time_bw_cv_ped crace Insurance Smoking APO guideline_levels*APO;
	lsmeans guideline_levels*APO / cl obsmargins;
run;
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ballardw
Super User

What exactly does "Below is a graph I have, but it's not what I'm going for. I would like to have the guideline_levels together. ". Together where?

 

From what I see the x axis values are "together", as in "Adequate" is together.

If you mean the 0/1 suffix then you should pay attention to that order. If your variable is CHARACTER it will sort alphabetically by default for the Xaxis variable. If you want the 0/1 together change the value to start with 0 or 1.

Otherwise provide actual data as a working data set and tell us explicitly what order you want, where.

 

I also don't see any plot options in your code.

chester2018
Fluorite | Level 6

I was talking about grouping the guideline_levels as one. I would like to have 4 values in the x-axis, and not 8. 

ballardw
Super User

Create a format that groups variable values.

Maybe (since I am still not sure which actual groups you want)

Proc format;
value $guide
'Adequate 0', 'Adequate 1' ='Adequate'
<repeat as needed, I'm too lazy to type a bunch of stuff from a picture>
;

and add to your GLM code:

format Guideline_levels $guide. ;
You will need to change the Class reference value to the new formatted value as well.

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