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Handbook of SAS DATA Step Programming

1st Edition

By Arthur Li

Chapman and Hall/CRC

275 pages

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Hardback: 9781466552388
pub: 2013-04-10
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To write an accomplished program in the DATA step of SAS, programmers must understand programming logic and know how to implement and even create their own programming algorithm. Handbook of SAS DATA Step Programming shows readers how best to manage and manipulate data by using the DATA step.The book helps novices avoid common mistakes resulting fr

Table of Contents

Introduction to SAS. Creating Variables Conditionally. Understanding How the DATA Step Works. BY-Group Processing in the DATA Step. Writing Loops in the DATA Step. Array Processing. Combining Data Sets. Data Input and Output. Data Step Functions. Useful SAS Procedures. References.

About the Author

Arthur Li is a biostatistician at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Los Angeles County, California. He is also a part-time statistical programming instructor at the University of Southern California, where he received an MS in biostatistics. He often gives presentations and seminars on DATA step programming and statistical analysis using SAS software at SAS conferences.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General