SAS Institute Alert Note SN-010485

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Date: Thu Aug 21 2003 - 14:43:21 EDT

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    SN-010485 ***Alert Note***

    PROC RANK creates Savage scores incorrectly when TIES=LOW or TIES=HIGH
    is used

    Product: Base SAS
    Component: RANK procedure
    Priority: ALERT

      If the SAVAGE option on the PROC RANK statement is specified along with
      either TIES=LOW or TIES=HIGH, the Savage scores will be incorrect. There
      are no errors or warnings in the SAS log indicating a problem. Note
      that the Savage scores are correct when TIES=MEAN (the default) is used.

      There is no circumvention for this problem.

    Keywords:
      incorrout incorrstat rank savage ties ties= alert
      proc rank creates savage scores incorrectly when ties=low or ties=high
      is used
      010485 10485

    SAS Note Revised On: Thu, 24 Jul 2003

    System Version Reported Version Fixed

    AIX/6000 7 TSP1 9.1
    AIX/6000 8 TSM0 9.1
    AIX/6000 9 TSM0
    VM/ESA (CMS) 7 TSP1 9.1
    VM/ESA (CMS) 8 TSM0 9.1
    Compaq Tru64 UNIX 7 TSP1 9.1
    Compaq Tru64 UNIX 8 TSM0 9.1
    Compaq Tru64 UNIX 9 TSM0 9.1
    HP-UX Operating Systems 7 TSP1 9.1
    HP-UX Operating Systems 8 TSM0 9.1
    HP-UX Operating Systems 9 TSM0 9.1
    HP-UX Itanium 9 TSM0 9.1
    Intel ABI 8 TSM0 9.1
    Intel Itanium Processor Family(IPF) 9 TSM0 9.1
    Linux 9 TSM0 9.1
    MIPS ABI 8 TSM0 9.1
    OS/390 (MVS) 7 TSP1 9.1
    OS/390 (MVS) 8 TSM0 9.1
    OS/390 (MVS) 9 TSM0 9.1
    IBM OS/2 7 TSP1 9.1
    IBM OS/2 8 TSM0 9.1
    Solaris 7 TSP1 9.1
    Solaris 8 TSM0 9.1
    Solaris 9 TSM0 9.1
    OpenVMS VAX 7 TSP1 9.1
    OpenVMS VAX 8 TSM0 9.1
    OpenVMS Alpha 7 TSP1 9.1
    OpenVMS Alpha 8 TSM0 9.1
    OpenVMS Alpha 9 TSM0 9.1
    Windows NT 7 TSP1 9.1
    Windows NT 8 TSM0 9.1
    Windows NT 9 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 2000 Datacenter Server 8 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 2000 Datacenter Server 9 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 2000 Professional 8 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 2000 Professional 9 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server 8 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server 9 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 95 7 TSP1 9.1
    Windows 95 8 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 98 7 TSP1 9.1
    Windows 98 8 TSM0 9.1
    Windows XP 9 TSM0 9.1
    Windows 64 bit 9 TSM0 9.1

    No Fixes Available

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