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Divide one column by another in SAS Enterprise Guide

Divide one column by another in SAS Enterprise Guide

Divide one column by another in SAS Enterprise Guide


I want to divide the sum of column A by the sum of column B. Is this possible using the various standard tasks within SAS or does it require coding? Any ideas how to do this?


RE: Divide one column by another in SAS Enterprise Guide

I intitially wrote that you'd need to do it in 2 steps however you can do it in 1.
create a new query on the start dataset, select the columns you want summed and in the summary column change "None" to "SUM".
Then click on the computed columns button > New > Build Expression...
When it asks about calculated columns, say yes.
double click on the first summed column, then input a '/' after it, then double click on the second summed column.
Job done.

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