I usually use STATA at my practicum, but last week the NPI dataset was too large for (this version of) STATA, so I used SAS for that one. I found some good tutorials online which I would like to share in this post.

**Tutorials List**

I found a great blog called “Listen Data”. This is its SAS Tutorials page:

http://www.listendata.com/p/sas-tutorials.html

UCLA SAS tutorials:

http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/sas/modules/

**The Tutorials I Actually Used This Week**

import data

http://www.listendata.com/2013/09/importing-excel-data-into-sas.htmloperators

http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/lrcon/62955/HTML/default/viewer.htm#a000780367.htmconvert numeric to character

https://ciser.cornell.edu/faq/sas/num2char.shtml

http://www.listendata.com/2013/09/importing-excel-data-into-sas.htmloperators

http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/lrcon/62955/HTML/default/viewer.htm#a000780367.htmconvert numeric to character

https://ciser.cornell.edu/faq/sas/num2char.shtml

merge

http://www.listendata.com/2015/01/sas-merging.html

http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/sas/modules/merge.htm

subset data / remove observations

http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/sas/modules/subset.htm

https://kb.iu.edu/d/affu

https://maziworld.com/ – Provides SAS online Tutorials and SAS courses in Online

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