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Data Analysis Plans: A Blueprint for Success Using SAS by Mark Guagliardo, Kathleen Jablonski

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Data Definitions

Include a table that lists all of the variables expected to be used in the analysis. A variable table may look like the one below.
Description
Definition
Data
Type
Unit
Coding
Treatment group
assigned at randomization
Cat
0=active,1=placebo
Age
age at first screening
N
years
Weight
weight at randomization
N
kg
Height
standing height at randomization
N
cm
BMI
body mass index, derived
N
kg/m2
weight/height2
Indicate which variables are derived from others, and how they were or will be derived. See BMI in the table for example.
This table can be simple or very detailed, depending on your needs. Provide the level of detail necessary ...

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