Cody's Collection of Popular SAS Programming Tasks and How by Ron Cody

By Ron Cody

[img]Cody’s selection of well known SAS Programming projects and the way to take on Them[/img] offers often-used programming initiatives that readers can both use as provided or alter to slot their very own courses, multi functional convenient quantity. Esteemed writer and SAS specialist Ron Cody covers such issues as personality to numeric conversion, automated detection of numeric mistakes, combining precis facts with element info, restructuring a knowledge set, grouping values utilizing numerous leading edge equipment, acting an operation on all personality or all numeric variables in a SAS info set, and masses extra! SAS clients of all degrees attracted to bettering their programming talents will reap the benefits of this easy-to-follow selection of tasks.

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"Dr. Cody has written numerous first-class books long ago during which he exhibits the reader a chain of programming constructs and describes how you can use them. during this publication, he goals at today's busy expert introducing a programming challenge after which supplying an easy resolution for it. At this aspect, he presents a bit clarification as to why it really works, and discusses the functionality and use of a few of the coding constructs it employs.

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36 Cody’s Collection of Popular SAS Programming Tasks and How to Tackle Them The missing value of Percent for subject 2 is due to the missing value for Heart_Rate—the missing value of Percent for subject 4 is due to the missing value for Gender. Conclusion In this chapter, you saw how to create summary data sets using PROC MEANS and various ways to combine this summary data with the detail data from your original data set. As with most aspects of SAS programming, there are several different ways to solve a problem.

Task: Concatenating two SAS data sets with character variables of different lengths Keywords Concatenating SAS data sets PROC APPEND FORCE option To demonstrate what happens if the two data sets being concatenated have character variables of different lengths, a new data set, Name3, was created. A listing of the data set and output from PROC CONTENTS showing the variable attributes follows: Cody, Ron. Cody’s Collection of Popular SAS® Programming Tasks and How to Tackle Them. , Cary, North Carolina, USA.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. com/bookstore. 20 Cody, Ron. Cody’s Collection of Popular SAS® Programming Tasks and How to Tackle Them. , Cary, North Carolina, USA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. com/bookstore. , but there are occasions where you need this summary information in a SAS data set. Cody, Ron. Cody’s Collection of Popular SAS® Programming Tasks and How to Tackle Them. , Cary, North Carolina, USA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. com/bookstore. 22 Cody’s Collection of Popular SAS Programming Tasks and How to Tackle Them You might use this summary information for further analysis or you might need to combine this summary information with the detail information in your original SAS data set.

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