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2015 Summer Course: Introduction to SAS 9.4

Thursdays, June. 11,18 and 25 from 2pm to 3:30pm
When Jun 11, 2015
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Computer Lab Room 5 - 0214 Lefrak Hall
Contact Name
Contact Phone 301-405-1858
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This course is designed for people who JUST START to use SAS or for Stata users who want to switch to SAS. The course introduces basic user interface techniques for using SAS to accomplish data processing tasks. The students in the class will have some hands-on experience on downloading SAS dataset from internet and performing basic data manipulation. The class notes are printed and given to the students in the class. No prior SAS programming knowledge is required.

Topics covered include:
Day 1 (Location: Computer Lab Room 5 - 0214 Lefrak Hall)
1. Starting to use SAS
2. Downloading SAS data from internet
3. Converting Excel, SPSS, and Stata data into SAS with easy ways
4. Examining and cleaning data
Day 2 (Location: Computer Lab Room 3 - 0229 Lefrak Hall)
1. Creating and recording variables, and grouping  values
2. Creating dummy variables
3. Creating variable label and format
4. Using IF statements, Where statement and SAS functions
Day 3 (Location: Computer Lab Room 5 - 0214 Lefrak Hall)
1. Sorting, appending and merging SAS data
2. Analyzing data with SAS Procedures of ttest, reg and logistic

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