Learning SAS: Data Types, Naming Conventions, and Resources

Learning SAS: Data Types, Naming Conventions, and Resources

Learning SAS: Data Types, Naming Conventions, and Resources Taught in English Instructor: Afia Owusu-Forfie Included with • Learn more Guided Project Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance Intermediate level Recommended experience Close Recommended experience Intermediate level Pre-Requisite: Learning SAS: History and SAS Studio OK 1.20 hours Learn at your own pace No

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Learning ​SAS: Data Types, ​Naming Conventions, and ​Resources

SAS, short for Statistical Analysis System, is a powerful and versatile software suite commonly used for data analysis and statistical modeling.⁣ For those new⁤ to SAS, understanding the basics of data types, naming⁢ conventions, and available resources‌ is crucial to effectively utilizing this⁣ tool.

Data Types in SAS play a vital role in manipulating and analyzing data. The most commonly ‍used data types in​ SAS are numerical and character. Numerical data types are used for variables⁤ that ​represent numbers,⁤ such as ages or ​amounts, while‍ character data types are​ used for variables that contain text, such as names or addresses. It⁢ is essential to understand the differences between these data types and ⁢how they are‍ stored and manipulated within the‌ SAS ‍environment.

Naming Conventions

Learning SAS: Data Types, Naming Conventions, and Resources

Taught in English

Afia Owusu-Forfie

Instructor: Afia Owusu-Forfie

Included with Coursera Plus

Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

1.20 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

What you’ll learn

  • Evaluate data types

  • Apply naming conventions

  • Integrate external resources in your SAS programs.

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