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September 10 @ 3:00 pm - September 13 @ 5:00 pm


Instructor: Chris Wiesen

This is a four-part course. SAS part 1 of 4 will give an introduction to the SAS system and SAS windows. Topics to be covered include:

  • creating and saving SAS programs
  • reading in data from simple and complex text data sets
  • typing variables
  • obtaining frequencies, contents, and univariate statistics

SAS 2/4 will cover:

  • formatting variable venues
  • creating SAS libraries for storing and retrieving SAS data sets and format files
  • reading raw data from external files
  • creating new SAS data sets from existing SAS data sets, subsetting by observation and by variable

SAS 3/4 will cover:

  • how to create new SAS data sets combining information from multiple existing SAS data sets
  • how to sort, concatenate, interleave, and merge data sets
  • how to perform the t-test, and test for no association in a contingency table

For SAS 4/4, attendants will be allowed to suggest topics. Past topics include variable retyping, creating SAS datasets from SAS output; creating html and Microsoft Word tables, ANOVA, importing and exporting Excel files.

Students should bring a flash-drive to class.

No registration required. UNC students, faculty, and staff will need to show their UNC OneCard.

This class normally fills so be sure to arrive before the class start time. There are only 21 seats with computers, but a limited number of those who have laptops with SAS loaded will be allowed to sit in.

Instructor: Chris Wiesen



September 10 @ 3:00 pm
September 13 @ 5:00 pm
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Davis Library, Room 3010
208 Raleigh Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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