There are times when we need to use the attributes like the column value from the column name or format of a variable within a data set. The VValue and Vvaluex functions can be used to return the format and/or value of a variable or a string within the data step.
A character variable can store numbers, but analyses require numeric variables. This example shows how to convert all character variables to numeric.
To get today’s date in SAS, you can either the today() or date() functions. They are equivalent and represents the number of days since January 1, 1960. Datetime() function returns SAS value represents the number of seconds between January 1, 1960, and the current time.
Linear Regression Importance. Read on to understand how to Prepare for a Linear Regression Analysis, its advantages and understanding Basic Concepts in Statistics
Sometimes, we prefer to sort variables manually with a custom sort order rather than alphabetically or Numerical sequence.The first solution is to create user-defined formats that map the DelayCategory to a number that represents the order in which the records will appear.
You can read zip files in SAS without having to decompress the file first. SAS will first unzip the file and then input the data set through the zip engine.
This post will you to create zip files or unzip files using SAS. There 3 different methods you can use to zip or unzip files. All the method requires that NOXCMD is enabled in your SAS system.
If you want to check if a string is numeric in SAS in a simple and fast way: you can use Verify Function, which returns the position of the first character in a string that is not in the search string.
The ANOVA, or analysis of variance, basically analyses the different estimates by utilising the F-distribution to evaluate if the population means are equal or not.