Get up and running with the SAS University Edition using Ron Cody’s easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide. Aimed at beginners who have downloaded the free SAS University Edition and want to either use the point-and-click interactive environment of SAS Studio, or who want to write their own SAS programs, or both, An Introduction to SAS University Edition, begins by showing you how to obtain the SAS University Edition, and how you can run SAS on a PC or Macintosh computer. The first part of the book shows you how to perform basic tasks, such as producing a report, summarizing data, producing charts and graphs, and using the SAS Studio built-in tasks. The first part also describes how you can perform basic statistical tests using the interactive point-and-click environment. The second part of the book shows you how to write your own SAS programs, and how to use SAS procedures to perform a variety of tasks. This part of the book also explains how to read data from a variety of sources: text files, Excel workbooks, and CSV files. In order to get familiar with the SAS Studio environment, this book also shows you how to access dozens of interesting data sets that are included with the product. Loading data files into SAS University Edition? Click here for more information.
Filled with helpful examples and real-life projects of SAS users, A Recipe for Success Using SAS University Edition is an easy guide on how to start applying the analytical power of SAS to real-world scenarios. This book shows you: how to start using analytics how to use SAS to accomplish a project goal how to effectively apply SAS to your community or school how users like you implemented SAS to solve their analytical problems A beginner’s guide on how to create and complete your first analytics project using SAS University Edition, this book is broken down into easy-to-read chapters that also include quick takeaway tips. It introduces you to the vocabulary and structure of the SAS language, shows you how to plan and execute a successful project, introduces you to basic statistics, and it walks you through case studies to inspire and motivate you to complete your own projects. Following a recipe for success using this book, harness the power of SAS to plan and complete your first analytics project!
A step-by-step introduction to using SAS® statistical software as a foundational approach to data analysis and interpretation Presenting a straightforward introduction from the ground up, SAS® Essentials: Mastering SAS for Data Analytics, Second Edition illustrates SAS using hands-on learning techniques and numerous real-world examples. Keeping different experience levels in mind, the highly-qualified author team has developed the book over 20 years of teaching introductory SAS courses. Divided into two sections, the first part of the book provides an introduction to data manipulation, statistical techniques, and the SAS programming language. The second section is designed to introduce users to statistical analysis using SAS Procedures. Featuring self-contained chapters to enhance the learning process, the Second Edition also includes: Programming approaches for the most up-to-date version of the SAS platform including information on how to use the SAS University Edition Discussions to illustrate the concepts and highlight key fundamental computational skills that are utilized by business, government, and organizations alike New chapters on reporting results in tables and factor analysis Additional information on the DATA step for data management with an emphasis on importing data from other sources, combining data sets, and data cleaning Updated ANOVA and regression examples as well as other data analysis techniques A companion website with the discussed data sets, additional code, and related PowerPoint® slides SAS Essentials: Mastering SAS for Data Analytics, Second Edition is an ideal textbook for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level courses in statistics, data analytics, applied SAS programming, and statistical computer applications as well as an excellent supplement for statistical methodology courses. The book is an appropriate reference for researchers and academicians who require a basic introduction to SAS for statistical analysis and for preparation for the Basic SAS Certification Exam.
Students and instructors of statistics courses using SAS University Edition will welcome this book. Learning fundamental statistics is essential to solving problems with SAS. Essential Statistics Using SAS University Edition demonstrates how to use SAS University Edition to apply a variety of statistical methodologies, from the simple to the not-so-simple, to a range of data sets. Learn how to apply the appropriate statistical method to answer a particular question about a data set, and correctly interpret the numerical results that you obtain. SAS University Edition users who are new to SAS or who need a refresher course will benefit from the statistics overview and topics, such as multiple linear regression, logistic regression, and Poisson regression.
Learn how to solve basic statistical problems with Ron Cody's easy-to-follow style using the point-and-click SAS Studio tasks. Aimed specifically at the health sciences, Biostatistics by Example Using SAS Studio, provides an introduction to SAS Studio tasks. The book includes many biological and health-related problem sets and is fully compatible with SAS University Edition. After reading this book you will be able to understand temporary and permanent SAS data sets, and you will learn how to create them from various data sources. You will also be able to use SAS Studio statistics tasks to generate descriptive statistics for continuous and categorical data. The inferential statistics portion of the book covers the following topics: paired and unpaired t tests one-way analysis of variance N-way ANOVA correlation simple and multiple regression logistic regression categorical data analysis power and sample size calculations Besides describing each of these statistical tests, the book also discusses the assumptions that need to be met before running and interpreting these tests. For two-sample tests and N-way tests, nonparametric tests are also described. This book leads you step-by-step through each of the statistical tests with numerous screen shots, and you will see how to read and interpret all of the output generated by these tests. Experience with some basic statistical tests used to analyze medical data or classroom experience in biostatistics or statistics is required. Although the examples are related to the medical and biology fields, researchers in other fields such as psychology or education will find this book helpful. No programming experience is required. Loading data files into SAS University Edition? Click here for more information.
Solve business problems involving time-to-event and resulting probabilities by following the modeling tutorials in Business Survival Analysis Using SAS®: An Introduction to Lifetime Probabilities, the first book to be published in the field of business survival analysis! Survival analysis is a challenge. Books applying to health sciences exist, but nothing about survival applications for business has been available until now. Written for analysts, forecasters, econometricians, and modelers who work in marketing or credit risk and have little SAS modeling experience, Business Survival Analysis Using SAS® builds on a foundation of SAS code that works in any survival model and features numerous annotated graphs, coefficients, and statistics linked to real business situations and data sets. This guide also helps recent graduates who know the statistics but do not necessarily know how to apply them get up and running in their jobs. By example, it teaches the techniques while avoiding advanced theoretical underpinnings so that busy professionals can rapidly deliver a survival model to meet common business needs. From first principles, this book teaches survival analysis by highlighting its relevance to business cases. A pragmatic introduction to survival analysis models, it leads you through business examples that contextualize and motivate the statistical methods and SAS coding. Specifically, it illustrates how to build a time-to-next-purchase survival model in SAS® Enterprise Miner, and it relates each step to the underlying statistics and to Base SAS® and SAS/STAT® software. Following the many examples—from data preparation to validation to scoring new customers—you will learn to develop and apply survival analysis techniques to scenarios faced by companies in the financial services, insurance, telecommunication, and marketing industries, including the following scenarios: Time-to-next-purchase for marketing Employer turnover for human resources Small business portfolio macroeconometric stress tests for banks International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS 9) lifetime probability of default for banks and building societies "Churn," or attrition, models for the telecommunications and insurance industries
Practical Statistical Methods: A SAS Programming Approach presents a broad spectrum of statistical methods useful for researchers without an extensive statistical background. In addition to nonparametric methods, it covers methods for discrete and continuous data. Omitting mathematical details and complicated formulae, the text provides SAS programs to carry out the necessary analyses and draw appropriate inferences for common statistical problems. After introducing fundamental statistical concepts, the author describes methods used for quantitative data and continuous data following normal and nonnormal distributions. She then focuses on regression methodology, highlighting simple linear regression, logistic regression, and the proportional hazards model. The final chapter briefly discusses such miscellaneous topics as propensity scores, misclassification errors, interim analysis, conditional power, bootstrap, and jackknife. With SAS code and output integrated throughout, this book shows how to interpret data using SAS and illustrates the many statistical methods available for tackling problems in a range of fields, including the pharmaceutical industry and the social sciences.
Designed to cover techniques for analysis of data in the animal sciences, this textbook provides an overview of the basic principles of statistics enabling the subsequent applications to be carried out with familiarity and understanding, followed by more complex applications and detailed procedures commonly used in animal sciences. Each chapter begins by introducing a problem with practical questions, followed by a brief theoretical background, and is supplemented with an abundance of examples in SAS from animal sciences and related fields. Key features: - New larger format and updated throughout - Covers both basic techniques and more complex procedures - Contains exercises for readers to work through
This comprehensive resource provides on-the-job training for statistical programmers who use SAS in the pharmaceutical industry This one-stop resource offers a complete review of what entry- to intermediate-level statistical programmers need to know in order to help with the analysis and reporting of clinical trial data in the pharmaceutical industry. SAS Programming in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Second Edition begins with an introduction to the pharmaceutical industry and the work environment of a statistical programmer. Then it gives a chronological explanation of what you need to know to do the job. It includes information on importing and massaging data into analysis data sets, producing clinical trial output, and exporting data. This edition has been updated for SAS 9.4, and it features new graphics as well as all new examples using CDISC SDTM or ADaM model data structures. Whether you're a novice seeking an introduction to SAS programming in the pharmaceutical industry or a junior-level programmer exploring new approaches to problem solving, this real-world reference guide offers a wealth of practical suggestions to help you sharpen your skills. This book is part of the SAS Press program.