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SAS Essentials: A Guide to Mastering SAS for Research

By Alan C. Elliott

SAS Essentials offers an advent to SAS statistical software program, the best statistical information research instrument for clinical learn. via its elementary procedure, the textual content offers SAS with step by step examples. With over fifteen years of educating SAS classes and over fifty mixed years of training and consulting through the authors, this helpful reference offers information manipulation and statistical ideas, together with an internet site with examples. This textbook is vital for lecturers as the chapters are self-contained and should be used as a result to the teacher?s choice, even if for a one-semester or two-semesters path.

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E. , footnote strains) on the finish of the output. b. utilizing the choice assertion, inform SAS to depart the DATE off the output. c. Run this system and detect the output. five. 2. Use the identification assertion. operating with the C:\SASDATA\CARS information set, use the identity assertion in PROC PRINT to create a list the place the version variable is indexed within the first column of the output. five. three. Use the LABEL assertion. a. Open the dossier DLABEL. SAS. upload a clean line among the PROC capacity assertion and the RUN assertion. reduce and paste the LABEL assertion (from the be aware LABEL to the semicolon) from its present position to only earlier than the ultimate RUN assertion (this areas it within the PROC potential paragraph).

On your personal examine, you'll decide to shop your SAS documents in a folder with any identify that is smart to you, comparable to C:\RESEARCH. you may as well create subfolders for every analysis—such as C:\RESEARCH\SMITH or C:\RESEARCH\ JONES. to repeat the instance records for this booklet to the C:\SASDATA folder by yourself desktop, do the next: 1. obtain the instance records from the subsequent site: http://www. alanelliott. com/sas 2. stick with the deploy directions supplied on the net web site. Doing so creates the C:\SASDATA folder in your desktop and copies the instance documents to that folder.

Calculate descriptive data for the information utilizing the SAS code under. Why is it essential to use the identify MYSASLIB. AUTOLIST rather than AUTOLIST as a consequence? PROC capacity DATA=MYSASLIB. AUTOLIST; RUN; 10. what's the distinction among the SAS info units CARLIST and MYSASLIB. AUTOLIST? (CARLIST is a brief info set; MYSASLIB. AUTOLIST is an everlasting information set. ) when you didn’t be aware of, return and re-read the sections on transitority and everlasting SAS information units. c03. indd Sec5:63 10/15/09 4:23:12 PM 64 analyzing, Writing, and uploading info GOING DEEPER: extra how you can deal with information during this Going Deeper part we speak about the next issues: ■ making a SAS library utilizing software code ■ uploading Excel facts utilizing SAS code ■ Viewing the contents of a SAS information set making a SAS Library utilizing software Code making a SAS library utilizing the method illustrated within the part “Creating a SAS Library utilizing a conversation field” is simple, yet occasionally it really is convenient to create a SAS library “on the fly” inside a SAS software.

Info MYDATA; INFILE 'C:\SASDATA\EXAMPLE. DAT'; enter identification $ 1-3 GP $ five AGE 6-9 TIME1 10-14 TIME2 15-19; IF AGE LE 10; PROC PRINT; RUN; discover that the subsetting IF assertion selects simply documents for which AGE is below or equivalent to ten. (This doesn't swap the contents of the dossier C:\SASDATA\EXAMPLE. DAT; it impacts in basic terms the contents of the SAS facts set MYDATA. ) 2. Run this application and discover the consequences. the knowledge directory contains purely the 22 matters whose age is lower than or equivalent to ten. c04. indd ninety one 10/15/09 4:24:54 PM 92 getting ready info for research utilizing THE SET assertion TO learn AN present information SET usually you could have a “main” facts set that's from a few company, govt, or association resource.

WordPad will do should you don't have Microsoft note or one other notice processor put in. ) detect that the output desk created through ODS is an editable desk within the note processor. In so much examples during this publication, we use the HTML ODS output kind since it is the best. After producing HTML output, you may as well reproduction and paste it into virtually any observe processor. c05. indd Sec5:127 10/15/09 4:26:18 PM 128 getting ready to take advantage of SAS methods precis This bankruptcy brought you to the syntax of SAS methods in education for utilizing particular PROCs mentioned within the rest of the ebook.

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