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Administrative Healthcare Data by Renu Gehring, Craig Dickstein

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Chapter 2: Introduction to SAS Enterprise Guide and Sample Data

Introduction

Sample Data

What Is SAS Enterprise Guide?

SAS Libraries and Data Sets

Create a Permanent Library

View a SAS Data Set

SAS Data Types

Formats

DRG Format

Diagnosis Code Format

Applying Formats to SAS Variables

Formatting an Existing Variable

Placing Results of a Format into a New Variable

Conclusion

Introduction

This chapter shows the sample data used in the book and provides a quick introduction to SAS Enterprise Guide, the book’s tool of choice for data management. We achieve these dual objectives through a seamless presentation of administrative healthcare data and SAS Enterprise Guide. You will view sample data and learn some basics of SAS Enterprise Guide at the same ...

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