Introduction to SAS

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Program Description

This program introduces participants to statistical computing with focus on the SAS package. Emphasis is on manipulating data sets and basic statistical procedures such as t-tests, chi-square tests, and correlation. Conditions underlying the appropriate use of these statistical procedures are reviewed. Participants use equipment and software available through the Boston University Medical Center.

Competencies

Participants will learn to:

  • Read in and modify datasets (Excel, text, and SAS databases) with SAS;
  • Use SAS functions;
  • Generate descriptive statistics and graphical displays using SAS;
  • Perform hypothesis tests using SAS

Intended Audience

Anyone with an interest in developing programming skills

Required knowledge/pre-requisites

Introductory statistics/biostatistics

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Very well prepared/organized class. The material was well taught and presented very clearly

Summer Institute 2017 Participant

Program Details

On Campus 20 Hours June 11-13, 2018

- Monday, 9:00am-4:00pm
- Tuesday, 9:00am-4:00pm
- Wednesday, 9:00am-3:00pm