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Statistical Software > Workshops > SAS II

SAS Class Level II - Data Management

Description:
This workshop focuses on using the SAS Data Step to manage data for statistical analysis. Topics to be covered include working with dates, labeling output for readability, data organization and restructuring, graphing, creating output datasets with procedures, and frequently used analyses.

Prerequisites:
Introduction to SAS Workshop plus three months experience using SAS. If you are not sure whether to enroll in SAS I or SAS II please use the SAS Workshop Placement Self-Assessment Test.

Workshop Outline:

Data Organization

Informats, and Formats

Working with Dates

Restructuring Data - One to Many
        Keep
        Array
        Do-End
        Output

Procedure OUTPUT Datasets
       
Ways
        Output 

Graphing

Selecting Observations
        Where
         If

Restructuring Data - Many to One
       
Retain
        First.byvar/Last.byvar

Creating Two Output Datasets

Match-Merging Two Datasets

Labeling Output       
         LabelingVariable
         Labeling Codes
         Labels in Permanent SAS Datasets

Statistical Analysis
         Common Subcommands
         Frequently Used PROCs

 

 

   


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