This course emphasizes data management and software applications using the SAS (Statistical Analysis System) software package. It will introduce the student to SAS codes for: inputting and outputting data, creating temporary and permanent data sets, creating formatted and labeled SAS data sets, merging and connecting SAS data sets, creating SAS output, debugging a SAS program, using character functions in SAS, using a random number generator, probability distributions, arrays, and date and time functions, and create a SAS program which includes one or more macros. This course will cover basic relational database design and some introductory descriptive and inferential statistical procedures in SAS. Particular focus is placed on applications pertaining to public health and biomedical research.
Yin, Jingjing, "BIOS 7544 – Data Management for Biostatistics" (2019). Public Health Syllabi. 402.