# Create summary statistics table

Command: | Statistics Create tables Summary statistics table |

## Description

Allows to create a publication-ready summary statistics of several variables and possible subgroups.

## Required input

**Variables**: select the variables of interest in the top left box and next click the right arrow button to move the selection to the Selected variables list.**Grouping variable**: (optionally) a categorical variable that defines subgroups.**Filter**: an optional filter.**Statistics**: select the statistics to be displayed in the table: Sample size, mean, 95% CI for the mean, etc.**Options****Try Logarithmic transformation if distribution is not Normal**: if this option is selected the software will perform a test for Normal distribution for all variables. If the data of a variable are found not to be Normally distributed, a Logarithmic transformation is attempted. If after logarithmic transformation the data are found to agree better with a Normal distribution, the transformation is applied and the back-transformed results will be displayed in the table.**Report variables vertically or horizontally**: option to report the variables vertically (in rows below each other) or horizontally (in columns next to each other).

## Results

The results window displays the summary statistics table.

With the option 'Report variables vertically':

With the option 'Report variables horizontally':

To copy the table to Microsoft Word:

- Open your document in Microsoft Word.
- Activate the MedCalc results window.
- Select "Select all" in the Edit menu, or press Ctrl+A
- Select "Copy" in the Edit menu, or press Ctrl+C
- Activate Microsoft Word and place the cursor where you want to insert the table.
- Select "Paste" in Word's Edit menu, or press Ctrl+V

## See also

- Summary statistics for one variable
- Create correlation table for more than 2 variables