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SAS Certification Prep Guide: Base Programming for SAS 9, Third Edition by SAS Institute

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Chapter 8: Producing Descriptive Statistics

  1. The default statistics produced by the MEANS procedure are n, mean, minimum, maximum, and...
    1. median
    2. range
    3. standard deviation
    4. standard error of the mean.
    Correct answer: c
    By default, the MEANS procedure produces the n, mean, minimum, maximum, and standard deviation.
  2. Which statement will limit a PROC MEANS analysis to the variables Boarded, Transfer, and Deplane?
    1. by boarded transfer deplane;
      
    2. class boarded transfer deplane;
      
    3. output boarded transfer deplane;
      
    4. var boarded transfer deplane;
      
    Correct answer: d
    To specify the variables that PROC MEANS analyzes, add a VAR statement and list the variable names.
  3. The data set Survey.Health includes ...

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