SAS Tutorials
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SAS Tutorials Overview

Welcome to SAS Tutorials. The objective of these tutorials is to gain understanding of SAS concepts. In these tutorials, we will cover topics such as Macros, Operators, Normalization, String Functions, Analysis and Reporting etc In addition to the free SAS tutorials, we will cover common interview questions and issues in SAS.

SAS(Statistical Analysis Software)

  • What is SAS(Statistical Analysis Software)
  • Development in SAS
  • SAS role in life science and(business) pranking industry
  • For jobs


The way of processing to give solution for query or required.

  • Data is available in electronic files or software files. Software data is available upto 52 electronic files, also called data base files.
  • SAS is also called Decision making analysis.

Capture                             Simple Analysis tool – Excel Next -  SPSS Next – Minitab Capture       BO and Cognos  - can do analysis and reporting. Capture  

Development in SAS

  • James good night – Father of SAS
  • In 1995 he got a project – world wide Agricultural and analysis
  • He discovered a tool used with ‘C’ language
  • In 1970 launched in new York as statical Analysis tool and in 1980 changed as software graphical report
  • In 1990 – changed as a Data ware housing tool

SAS role in life science and banking

16 industries require SAS

  1. Science
  2. Banking
  3. Insurance
  4. Retail Business
  5. Health care
  6. Communication
  7. Education
  8. Finance

…. ….

Life Science (or)clinical organization

To improve business they improve health using with drug Capture     Research -> new drug -> Test-> Preclinical Clinical trails – protocol

  • Phase 1 – Test for 20 ruman
  • Phase 2 – patients 200 -300 test safety, effective, tolerate
  • Phase 3 – 2000 -3000 – Safety efficiency
  • Phase 4

Comparison between patient taken drug and other without drug – placebo This report is stored in case report format(CRF) Name, age, HW, working, color, race } – demo


Pid, lab no, dbp, sbp, ECG Medicine, CRF, PID, drug Ad events

  1. Expected
  2. Unexpected
  3. Serious

DBMS – Database Management System : Data is collected in electronic and CDM System Capture           Risk Management Analysis – Analysis Monitor team – Clinical based on protocol (Life sciences) Capture    

Position in SAS

  1. SAS Programmer
  2. SAS analyst

CSA – Clinical Support Analyst         TCS and CTS DSA – Decision Support Analyst Business Analyst SAS has 46 products main – SAS/ BASE/SHS/ SQL,SAS / ACCESS , SAS/ CONNECT – ETL , New – ETL / SAS Studio Capture            

Uses of SAS

  • Database- It is the storage place of data
  • 52 database are available
  • Using SAS, we can do data ware housing

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