A Better AE Timeline

Back in February, I posted an article on creating Adverse Event Timeline Graph.  In the SAS 9.2 version (first one), one item that was less than ideal was the way to position the AE names to the left of the event.  The AE names are displayed using the scatter plot statement […]

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Graphical display of statistics

Statistical graphs often include display of derived statistics along with the raw data.  Often these statistics are presented in a tabular format inside the graph.  With SGPLOT procedure, a table of statistics can be added to the graph as an inset table, as shown below. Using a Stat Table: SGPLOT code: […]

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Simpler is better

A recent article in the SAS and R blog was about current winter temperatures in Albany, NY.  The temperature data for the recent winter (Dec 2011 - Mar 2012) was plotted on a polar graph. Robert Allison posted an article on displaying the same data as a Polar Graph using SAS/GRAPH .  Here is his […]

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SG Procedures Book Samples: Adverse Event Timeline

Here is the second installment of sample graphs from the SG Procedures book - The Adverse Event Timeline.  This is a graph commonly used in patient profiles for clinical trials where we track the progress of a patient through a hospitalization event, tracking the dates and severity of the adverse events. The […]

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Adding a spark to your data

When viewing time series data, often we only want to see the trend in the data over time and we are not so concerned about the actual data values.  With multiple time series plots, forecasting software can find clusters to help us view series with similar trends. Recently I saw a graph showing the trend of unemployment […]

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