18
Aug

Tips and Tricks: Managing long category values

Long category values occur frequently in real world use cases.  This can happen with graphs for analysis of clinical research data, and also for graphs showing survey data where the question asked may be long (even a paragraph).  Managing such long categories on the x or y axis is always [...]

The post Tips and Tricks: Managing long category values appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

30
Jul

Clinical graphs: Waterfall plot ++

Waterfall plots have gain in popularity as a means to visualize the change in tumor size in subjects in a study.  The graph displays the reduction in tumor size in ascending order with the subjects with the most reduction on the right.  Each subject is represented by a bar classified by [...]

The post Clinical graphs: Waterfall plot ++ appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

16
Jun

Scatter with mean value

An frequently requested statistical graph is the scatter plot by with discrete categories along with mean value for each category.  Searching for a "Scatter with Mean" will return a lot of requests for such a graph in SAS, Stata, R and other statistical software. Such a graph is very easy [...]

The post Scatter with mean value appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

12
Jun

Customizing the Kaplan-Meier Plot

Customizing the Kaplan-Meier plot in assorted ways is so popular that we devote an entire chapter to it in the SAS/STAT documentation.

The post Customizing the Kaplan-Meier Plot appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

8
Jun

Getting Started - Output Formats

On a recent trip I met a long time user and early adopter of ODS Graphics who started using GTL with SAS 9.1.3, even before it was released as production with SAS 9.2.  This user has presented many papers at SGF on GTL and some hands-on sessions on ODS Graphics Designer. [...]

The post Getting Started - Output Formats appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

1
Jun

Multipage Adverse Event Reports Using PROC SGPLOT

Did you know that you can make a graph extend across multiple pages? Making a multipage graph poses no problem for ODS Graphics---you simply use a BY variable to create page breaks. Most of the work involves deciding where to break pages and properly labeling continuations.

The post Multipage Adverse Event Reports Using PROC SGPLOT appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

23
May

Category highlighting

When presenting information in form of a graph we show the data and let the reader draw the inferences.  However, often one may want to draw the attention of the reader towards some aspect of the graph or data.  For one such case, a user asked how to highlight one [...]

The post Category highlighting appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

30
Apr

Getting Started with SGPLOT - Part 5 - Histograms

This is the 5th installment of the Getting Started series.  The audience is the user who is new to the SG Procedures.  Experienced users may also find some useful nuggets of information here. A histogram reveals features of the distribution of the analysis variable, such as its skewness and the peak which [...]

The post Getting Started with SGPLOT - Part 5 - Histograms appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

14
Apr

Box plot legend

A grouped box plot created by SGPLOT VBOX / HBOX statement or GTL BOXPLOT statement will display groups within categories using group colors and puts the color swatches representing the group values in the legend.  This works well for a color graph created as shown below. title 'Distributiion of Cholesterol [...]

The post Box plot legend appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

3
Mar

Funnel Graphs

Funnel graphs are useful to track the number of visitors passing through various pages of a website or the number of patients in a study.  The graph shows visually the retention of users or subjects in a study across levels of a marketing cycle or the study. One common representation [...]

The post Funnel Graphs appeared first on Graphically Speaking.

Back to Top