what is the difference between proc means and proc tabulate?

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what is the difference between proc means and proc tabulate?..

Answer / vigneshwaran.s

Proc Means is used for Creating output with Mean,Std
Dev.,Minimum and maximum values for the Numeric variables
considered in Var Statement.

Proc tabulate is used for Creating tabular Report and it
does NOT deal with any statistics.

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what is the difference between proc means and proc tabulate?..

Answer / paul

same statistics can be produced with both means & tabulate procedures but the difference lies in reporting/presenting the result.
eg: PROC MEANS can assign labels for Variable names but can't assign labels for statistics, whereas PROC TABULATE can assign labels for both variable names and statistics.

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what is the difference between proc means and proc tabulate?..

Answer / ravi

Proc Means is used for creating reports with
mean,max,min,number of non missing values and lots more but
the statistics fields that I described above are the default
ones..For proc mean and we have more..

With proc tabulate we can do all work which proc report,proc
mean do with the help of proc tabulate we can have a report
which is more descriptive and can have statistics field too..

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