Book description
Bridging the gap between statistics texts and SAS documentation, Elementary Statistics Using SAS is written for those who want to perform analyses to solve problems. The first section of the book explains the basics of SAS data sets and shows how to use SAS for descriptive statistics and graphs. The second section discusses fundamental statistical concepts, including normality and hypothesis testing. The remaining sections of the book show analyses for comparing two groups, comparing multiple groups, fitting regression equations, and exploring contingency tables. For each analysis, author Sandra Schlotzhauer explains assumptions, statistical approach, and SAS methods and syntax, and makes conclusions from the results. Statistical methods covered include twosample ttests, paireddifference ttests, analysis of variance, multiple comparison techniques, regression, regression diagnostics, and chisquare tests. Elementary Statistics Using SAS is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of Ramon Littell and Sandra Schlotzhauer's SAS System for Elementary Statistical Analysis.This book is part of the SAS Press program.
Table of contents
 Acknowledgments

Part 1 The Basics
 Chapter 1 Getting Started
 Chapter 2 Creating SAS Data Sets
 Chapter 3 Importing Data

Chapter 4 Summarizing Data
 Understanding Types of Variables
 Summarizing a Continuous Variable
 Creating Line Printer Plots for Continuous Variables
 Creating Histograms for Continuous Variables
 Creating Frequency Tables for All Variables
 Creating Bar Charts for All Variables
 Checking Data for Errors
 Summary
 Special Topic: Using ODS to Control Output Tables
 Part 2 Statistical Background

Part 3 Comparing Groups
 Chapter 7 Comparing Paired Groups
 Chapter 8 Comparing Two Independent Groups

Chapter 9 Comparing More Than Two Groups
 Summarizing Data from Multiple Groups
 Building Hypothesis Tests to Compare More Than Two Groups
 Performing a OneWay ANOVA
 Analysis of Variance with Unequal Variances
 Summarizing PROC ANOVA
 Performing a KruskalWallis Test
 Understanding Multiple Comparison Procedures
 Summarizing with an Example
 Summary

Part 4 Fitting Lines to Data
 Chapter 10 Understanding Correlation and Regression

Chapter 11 Performing Basic Regression Diagnostics
 Concepts in Plotting Residuals
 Creating Residuals Plots for the Kilowatt Data
 Creating Residuals Plots for the Engine Data
 Looking for Outliers in the Data
 Investigating Lack of Fit
 Testing the Regression Assumption for Errors
 Summary
 Special Topic: Creating Diagnostic Plots with Traditional Graphics and Line Printer Plots
 Special Topic: Automatic ODS Graphics

Part 5 Data in Summary Tables

Chapter 12 Creating and Analyzing Contingency Tables
 Defining Contingency Tables
 Summarizing Raw Data in Tables
 Creating Contingency Tables from an Existing Summary Table
 Creating Contingency Tables for Several Variables
 Performing Tests for Independence
 Creating Measures of Association with Ordinal Variables
 Summarizing Analyses with PROC FREQ
 Summary
 Special Topic: ODS Graphics

Chapter 12 Creating and Analyzing Contingency Tables
 Appendix 1 Further Reading
 Appendix 2 Summary of SAS Elements and Chapters
 Appendix 3 Introducing the SAS Windowing Environment
 Appendix 4 Overview of SAS Enterprise Guide
 Index
Product information
 Title: Elementary Statistics Using SAS
 Author(s):
 Release date: May 2015
 Publisher(s): SAS Institute
 ISBN: 9781629597935
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