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Base rows and columns
A base row or column typically shows the total number of cases in a variable and is used in the calculation of percentages and statistical tests. UNICOM Intelligence Reporter adds a base to the start of every variable that does not already have one. Automatically inserted bases are sometimes called autobases.
A variable must always contain at least one base. If you remove the base from a variable, UNICOM Intelligence Reporter adds an autobase to the variable in the table. However, you can hide the base in the table.
See also
Calculation of the base
Working with built-in bases
Excluding information from the base
Hiding the base