PROC FREQ    

Below is a collection of SAS® papers for smarter PROC FREQ searches.  See also Statistical Analysis.

Basic example

proc freq data=Color;
tables Eyes Hair Eyes*Hair / out=FreqCount outexpect sparse;
weight Count;
run;

Common Useful PROC FREQ ORDER= Options 
 FORMATTED - default and similar to INTERNAL
 INTERNAL - default and similar to FORMATTED
 FREQ - sort from highest to lowest frequency
 DATA - list rows based on sort order in dataset
 

Common Useful PROC FREQ TABLE Options 

 LIST - displays all combinations of values as a list instead of the default cross-tabulation format.
 NOPRINT - saves to output dataset without displaying results
 MISSING - includes missing as a category
 NOCOL - prevent the display of column percentages 
 NOCUM - prevent the display of cumulative frequencies and percentages
 NOPERCENT - prevents the display of percentages
 NOROW - prevents the display of row percentages

 


SAS® Reference PROC FREQ Syntax

Exact tests in PROC FREQ: What, when, and how SAS Blog______________________________________________

1. Using Proc Freq for Manageable Data Summarization, Curtis Wolf

2. Guido’s Guide to PROC FREQ – A Tutorial for Beginners Using the SAS® System, Joseph J. Guido

3. PROC FREQ: It’s More Than Counts, Richard Severino [Stat Analysis]

4. PROC FREQ IS MORE THAN JUST SIMPLY GENERATING A 2-BY-2 TABLE, Wuchen Zhao

5. Analyzing Ordinal Repeated Measures Data Using SAS®, Bin Yang

6. Think Outside the Box: Analysis of Categorical Data, Margaret Ann Goetz

7. To FREQ, Perchance to MEANS, Christopher J. Bost [NLEVELS]

8. What’s New in PROC FREQ Procedure, Version 9., Jyotheeswara Naidu Yellanki, Raj Suligavi

9. PROC FREQ and MEANS – to Stat or not to Stat, Marge Scerbo, Mic Lajiness

10. FREQ Out – Exploring Your Data the Old School Way, Stephanie R. Thompson

11. Ordering PROC FREQ Around, Jonathan Kerman

12. One Frequency Macro for All Frequency Tables, Sam Mao, Jim Edgington 

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