SAS Programming in 7 Steps [Video]

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  • Understand SAS as a programming language and see the benefits of SAS over Excel
  • See the workings of the SAS environment in relation to PC-SAS and methods of importing data into SAS
  • Understand the SAS environment, for example, whether fields in the data are numeric, character, or date, or whether there are non-required fields in the data
  • Import data into SAS sorting data, merging two datasets and using if-then-else commands
  • Get a feel for the data, for example, using arithmetic operators
  • Use logical operators such as “AND” and “OR” to select particular portions of the data
  • Work with data and procedure statements in SAS. Report a graphical presentation, and create an output
  • Pull certain variables from the database using SQL

SAS is a programming language designed specifically to analyze statistical data. SAS transforms data into insights, which can give you a fresh perspective on business. This course teaches you about SAS studio to write SAS code.

In this course, you’ll learn how to get your data into SAS by reading data through various methods. You’ll see how to create SAS data and import SAS data. You’ll work with data by using conditional statements and functions in SAS. You’ll also learn about various SAS procedures to work with your data.
All of the concepts are covered using a structured, practical implementation through mini-projects. You’ll learn in a hands-on coding way, working in a SAS programming environment, and getting a detailed step-by-step explanation and implementation of each concept.

The code bundle for this video course is available at

Style and Approach

This course takes a practical approach, showing you the day-to-day usage of SAS in the industry. The course is explained through the application of each of the commands used in SAS in daily life.

  • Understand the basics of SAS programming and see why SAS is considered to be the most valuable IT career skill today
  • Set up and configure your SAS environment, import different kinds of data into SAS, and learn how to work with the data
  • A comprehensive tutorial filled with practical examples covering everything you need to know about the basics of SAS programming
Course Length 2 hours 29 minutes
ISBN 9781789533637
Date Of Publication 29 Apr 2019
Introduction to Logical Operators – “AND” and “OR”
Using Comparison Operators – “IN”
Using Comparison Operators – Equal To, Not Equal To
Using Comparison Operators – Greater Than, Less Than
Graphs – Creating Vertical and Horizontal Bar Charts in SAS
Graphs – Creating Pie Charts in SAS
Understanding the Syntax of Proc Tabulate
Comparison of Proc Tabulate to Pivot Table of Excel


Aditi Pratap Sampat

Aditi Pratap Sampat completed her master’s in Statistics at the University of Bombay. She has worked extensively on various analytics platforms during her work experience at GE Capital, Oracle, Morgan Stanley, and ICICI. Currently, she is working on ad-hoc projects related to research in the analytical and legal spheres. Her personal hobbies are traveling, listening to music, singing, and teaching.