To add or remove the dataset variables used for statistical operations, or to use a numerical variable categorically, edit the variables. The filtered data can also be saved to create a new dataset.
Variables can be one of two types:
Qualitative values that are used to organize or categorize data.
Examples include diagnostic codes, dates, or names of things or people.
Quantitative values that are used as the basis for numerical analyses.
Examples include measurements, prices, or counts of things.
- On the Dataset tab, click .
- Select up to ten variables to use in your analysis.
- Optional: If needed, click beside a quantitative variable to treat it as a categorical variable.
The selected data are shown in the Preview Table.
Save the filtered dataset.
- Click Download Dataset.
Select the format to save.
Tip Select CSV if you plan to upload the saved dataset to SALT.
- Click Download.
- Select where to save the dataset.
After saving, you might need to click ╳ to close the Download panel.