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Statistical Software > Workshops > SAS I

SAS I - Introduction

Description:
This 2-session workshop introduces the SAS command language to users with no previous SAS experience. Learn how to enter data into SAS data files, perform simple data manipulation and summary statistics, and create simple reports.

Prerequisites:
A working knowledge of the Windows 95 or higher operating system and understanding of the Windows file system.

Workshop Outline:

The SAS Display Manager

Program editor
Log
Output
Other windows
Moving between windows
Issuing display manager commands

Reading text data into SAS: The Data Step

General syntax rules
Data statement
Infile statement
Input statement

Submitting the SAS Program

Looking at the log
Making corrections to the SAS program

SAS Procedures

Listing the data
Getting means and standard deviations
Getting frequency counts and crosstabulations
Sorting the data

More Display Manager Commands

Saving the program, log or output
Printing the program, log or output
Using a previously saved program

Permanent SAS Data Sets

Saving a SAS data set
Using a permananent SAS data set
Creating new variables
Modifying existing variables

Using SAS/Assist and Online Help

 

 


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