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SAS Programming in 7 Steps

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  • Self-paced with Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App

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Description

A step-by-step guide to learn SAS programming from scratch

SAS is a programming language designed specifically to analyze statistical data. SAS transforms data into insights, which can give you a fresh perspective on business. This course teaches you about SAS studio to write SAS code.

In this course, you’ll learn how to get your data into SAS by reading data through various methods. You’ll see how to create and import SAS data. You’ll work with data by using conditional statements and functions in SAS. You’ll also learn about various SAS procedures to work with your data.

All of the concepts are covered using a structured, practical implementation through mini-projects. You’ll learn by coding in a hands-on way, working in a SAS programming environment, and getting a detailed step-by-step explanation and implementation of each concept.

The code bundle for this video course is available at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/SAS-Programming-for-Beginners

About the Author

Aditi Pratap Sampat completed her Master’s in Statistics at the University of Bombay. She has worked extensively on various analytics platforms during her professional experience with several large multi-national organizations such as GE Capital, Oracle, Morgan Stanley, and ICICI. Currently, she is working on many projects related to research in the analytical and legal spheres.


Basic knowledge
  • No prior knowledge required

What will you learn
  • Understand SAS as a programming language and see the benefits of SAS over Excel
  • See the workings of the SAS environment with PC-SAS and methods of importing data into SAS
  • Understand the SAS environment, for example whether fields in the data are numeric, character, or date, or whether there are non-required fields in the data
  • Import data into SAS sorting data, merging two datasets and using if-then-else commands
  • Use logical operators such as “AND” and “OR” to select particular portions of the data
  • Work with data and procedure statements in SAS. Report a graphical presentation, and create an output
  • Learn to utilize key features such as arithmetic operators and pulling variables from the database using SQL
Course Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 32 Total Duration: 02:23:40
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