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
Recently, while browsing health care data, I came across the graph shown below. The graph includes the healthy life expectancy at birth by countries in the EU, along with the associated per capita expenditure. The graph also shows estimate of potential gain in life expectancy by increasing expenditure efficiency. The
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
Fitting of long category values on a x-axis is usually a challenge. With SAS 9.4, the SGPLOT procedure tries to fit the values by first splitting the values at white space to see if the values will fit in the space available. This normally works well for a small number
Today, I focus on the steps needed to make a graph that is composed of multiple heterogeneous components (in this case, dendrograms and a heat map).
Last week I published an article on creating bar charts with visual category values. The idea was to use visual icons for the category values in a HBAR of age by animal. For the data, I referred to a visual from the 2010 Encyclopedia Britannica Inc. that I found on the