4 Functions for fuzzy matching in SAS
SAS Fundamentals

4 Functions for fuzzy matching in SAS

Fuzzy matching in SAS is deciding programmatically if one word is identical to the other. For example, deciding if ‘John Doe’ is identical to ‘Johnny Doe’. In SAS, there are […]

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Automatic variables in sas
SAS Fundamentals

Automatic variables in sas

What are automatic variables in SAS? Within a data step, SAS automatically create a couple of reserved variables. Automatic variables in SAS are created automatically by the DATA step or […]

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How to use compress function in SAS?
SAS Fundamentals

How to use compress function in SAS?

Most SAS® programmers depend on the COMPRESS function in SAS for cleaning up troublesome string data. The third ‘modifier’ argument, added in Version 9, might not be as acquainted. If […]

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IF THEN ELSE SAS statements
SAS Fundamentals

IF THEN ELSE SAS statements

IF THEN ELSE SAS control statements produce a result that is either non-zero, 0 or missing. The expression is true if a non-zero or non-missing result is generated. 0 or […]

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