Fortune 500 – 30 biggest political donors!

May 31, 2018
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Why do people donate money to politicians and political parties? Sometimes it's because they agree with the platform, but sometimes it might be for potential financial benefits. When it comes to large donations from Fortune 500 companies, I suspect the...
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Use a fringe plot to visualize binary data in logistic models

May 31, 2018
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Use a fringe plot to visualize binary data in logistic models

A previous article showed how to use a calibration plot to visualize the goodness-of-fit for a logistic regression model. It is common to overlay a scatter plot of the binary response on a predicted probability plot (below, left) and on a calibration plot (below, right): The SAS program that creates

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Which country has the world’s most competitive economy?

May 30, 2018
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According to a recent Bloomberg article, this year the United States passed Hong Kong and Singapore to become the country with the world's most competitive economy! They say, "The U.S. dethroned Hong Kong to retake first place among the world's most competitive economies, thanks to faster economic growth and a

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6 easy ways to specify a list of variables in SAS

May 29, 2018
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6 easy ways to specify a list of variables in SAS

The SAS language provides syntax that enables you to quickly specify a list of variables. SAS statements that accept variable lists include the KEEP and DROP statements, the ARRAY statement, and the OF operator for comma-separated arguments to some functions. You can also use variable lists on the VAR statements

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Plotting data on Antarctica – a mapping challenge!

May 25, 2018
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Have you ever tried to plot data on a map of Antarctica ... and been thoroughly frustrated or confused?!? If you're that person, or even a seasoned map maker wanting to hone your skills, then this blog post is for you! But first, here is a picture to g...
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Comparing child poverty in 26 rich countries

May 24, 2018
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Poverty. It's a bit difficult to define who lives in poverty - I guess it's a relative thing, and depends on the standard of living of the people around you. Today we're going to take a look at the child poverty rates in several 'rich' countries (such ...
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Custom Style Templates: Start Small

May 23, 2018
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SAS author Jane Eslinger shows give you tips for working with PROC TEMPLATE when diving into the Output Delivery System (ODS) world. Learn how to create a custom style template to get the stylized output you want. The post Custom Style Templates: Start...
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A butterfly plot for comparing distributions

May 23, 2018
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A butterfly plot for comparing distributions

This article shows how to construct a butterfly plot in SAS. A butterfly plot (also called a butterfly chart) is a comparative bar chart or histogram that displays the distribution of a variable for two subpopulations. A butterfly plot for the cholesterol readings of 5,057 patients in a medical study

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Position items in a grid

May 21, 2018
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Position items in a grid

In a recent blog post, Chris Hemedinger used a scatter plot to show the result of 100 coin tosses. Chris arranged the 100 results in a 10 x 10 grid, where the first 10 results were shown on the first row, the second 10 were shown on the second row, and so

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