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    Lecture 1 Getting Started with  SAS ® Tuesday January 19 th 10:10 – 11:00 am
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    Basic Outline of a SAS ®  Program SAS ® Programs often have two phases Data Read Data in from file, database, SAS ® datastore, etc. (or Generate Data) Summarize Variables Charts, Plots, Diagrams Recode, Rescale, Standardize Variables Analysis Model of Interest Model Comparison
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    Data Mindset (often 70 – 80% of the work in SAS) What file format is the dataset provided in? What variables are provided with the dataset? What type of variables are provided? Do the variables require transformation?
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    Data Mindset What file format is the dataset provided in? Embedded in the Syntax File ( Today ) Text File ( Intro Class ) Comma Delimited (CSV) Excel File (XLS) Electronic Database Permanent Datastore
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  Data Mindset What variables are provided with the dataset? Stat 480 Dataset
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