Clinical Graphs: Spider plot

A Spider Plot is another way of presenting the Change from Baseline for tumors for each subject in a study by week.  The plot can be classified by response and stage.  Another way of displaying Tumor Response data was discussed earlier in the article on Swimmer Plot. This article is prompted […]

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Series Plot with Response Color Segments

Returning from my recent visit to India, I was reading an article that included a graph with a series plot where the color of the series itself changed based on the Y response.  Now, for sure, the SAS 9.40M3 SERIES plot in the SGPLOT procedure supports color response, but that applies […]

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Dual Axis Graph with Zero Equalization

An interesting question came up recently, where a colleague wanted to create a bar line chart with Revenue on the Y axis and Profit on the Y2 axis.  The Revenues were all positive, but the Profit had positive and negative values. Some data I generated is shown on the right.  Creating this […]

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Boxplot with connect

This blog post is motivated by a post by a user on the communities page about creating a box plot with colored boxes by category and multiple connect lines. Normally, a box plot can be drawn by category, with a single connect line for one of the statistical values of […]

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Response Colors and Thickness

Often there is a need to display more than one response simultaneously for a bar chart, series plot or a vector plot.  SAS 9.40M3 adds the options you need to get such results using two new options COLORRESPONSE and THICKRESPONSE where applicable. The Bar Chart on the right shows the frequency […]

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Something Different - SAS 9.40M3

The SGPLOT procedure provides great tools to create all kinds of graphs for all domains from business to clinical.  However, every so often, we need to create visuals that are not exactly graphs, but more like flow or network diagrams, or something entirely unique.  Some users may have tools to […]

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Is that Annotate?

The SGPLOT procedures includes features to add annotations to your graph in many different ways.  Annotations provide you a flexible way to add features to your graph that are not available through the standard plot statements. Recently, I saw this graph on the web that caught my attention.  Clearly, this looks like […]

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Sankey Diagrams

Sankey Diagrams have found increasing favor for visualization of data.  This visualization tool has been around for a long time, traditionally used to visualize the flow of energy, or materials.   . Now to be sure, GTL does have a statement design for a Sankey Diagram which was implemented only in Flex for use […]

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Cancer Deaths Averted

Significant progress in reduction of Cancer mortality is shown in a graph that I noticed recently on the Cancer Network web site.  This graph showed the actual and projected cancer mortality by year for males.  The graph is shown on the right. The graph plots the projected and actual numbers […]

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Splines

Many users of SGPLOT and GTL know how to mix and match various plot statements to create graphs, sometimes in ways not originally intended.  You are also aware that you can go a step beyond, and use these systems to create completely non-standard graphs such as the Spiral Plot, the Polar […]

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