Introduction to Data Sets

SAS 9    |    Beginner
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Understanding the structure of SAS data sets and their uses is key to grasping the power of Base SAS. Explore the basics of data sets, including data libraries, SAS data, and common functions.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • describe the components of a SAS data set
    use the CONTENTS procedure to view a data set descriptor and the PRINT procedure to display the data
    describe SAS libraries, including temporary and permanent libraries
    browse a SAS library using the SAS Explorer and the CONTENTS procedure
    use the LIBNAME statement to assign a library reference name to a relational database in SAS
    reference a relational database table using a SAS two-level name
    describe different scenarios for reading from a data source in SAS
  • use the DATA statement to begin a data step in SAS
    use the SET statement to read observations from a SAS data set
    use the WHERE statement with conditionals to subset an observation in SAS
    use the DROP and KEEP statements to specify variables for omission or retention in a SAS data set
    use the LABEL statement to add labels to the descriptor portion of a SAS data set
    use the FORMAT statement to add formats to the descriptor portion of a SAS data set

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Data Set Descriptors
    2m 10s
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    Printing a Data Set
    5m 17s
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    Data Library Overview
    3m 9s
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    Using Data Libraries
    3m 32s
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    Assigning a Libref to a Relational Database
    4m 20s
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    Connecting to a Relational Database Source
    4m 31s
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    SAS Data Sources
    2m 24s
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    Using the DATA Statement to Create a Data Step
    4m 13s
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    Using the SET Statement for Data Step Processing
    4m 2s
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    Using the WHERE Statement to Subset Observations
    3m 10s
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    Using the DROP and KEEP Statements
    4m 25s
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    Adding Labels Using the LABEL Statement
    4m 55s
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    Adding Formats Using the FORMAT Statement
    3m 35s

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