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Base SAS9 Procedures Guide

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Original Publication Date: 2002-Dec-31
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Base SAS®9

Procedures Guide



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2002. Base SAS ® 9 Procedures Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Base SAS® 9 Procedures Guide

Copyright © 2002 by SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


ISBN 1-58025-942-1
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P A R T 1 Concepts 1
Chapter 1

4 Choosing the Right Procedure 3

Functional Categories of Base SAS Procedures 3 Report-Writing Procedures 4
Statistical Procedures 6
Utility Procedures 8
Brief Descriptions of Base SAS Procedures 10

Chapter 2

      4 Fundamental Concepts for Using Base SAS Procedures 15 Language Concepts 16

Procedure Concepts 19

Output Delivery System 32

Chapter 3

      4 Statements wit...