Working with SAS Data

  • Charles DiMaggio
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Abstract

This chapter introduces the core concepts of SAS programming. We learn how to use SAS “libraries” to locate, refer to and save data files. How to crate data files by inputting data directly into the Editor. How to read in existing data files by specifying data sources and the kinds of data they contain. And, how to decipher error messages and debug some common problems. The chapter ends with some notes on a few tricks for getting data into SAS, and the SAS utilities available for reading in MS Excel files.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles DiMaggio
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  1. 1.Departments of Anesthesiology and Epidemiology College of Physicians and Surgeons Mailman School of Public HealthColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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