||Davis Library Rm 219
H.W. Odum Institute
- 5:00 PM
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Dr. Wiesen is a Senior Statistical Research Consultant at the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). He offers consulting services to graduate students and faculty in the UNC system.
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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.
Instructor: Chris WiesenPlease Note: Attendees must bring a laptop to this course with SAS (free 14-day trial of SAS software available from programmer) already loaded. SAS software will not be provided. If you are part of the UNC community, you can access SAS on the virtual lab.