SAS for Epidemiologists

SAS for Epidemiologists

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This comprehensive text covers the use of SAS for epidemiology and public health research. Developed with students in mind and from their feedback, the text addresses this material in a straightforward manner with a multitude of examples. It is directly applicable to students and researchers in the fields of public health, biostatistics and epidemiology. Through a a€œhands ona€ approach to the use of SAS for a broad number of epidemiologic analyses, readers learn techniques for data entry and cleaning, categorical analysis, ANOVA, and linear regression and much more. Exercises utilizing real-world data sets are featured throughout the book. SAS screen shots demonstrate the steps for successful programming. SAS (Statistical Analysis System) is an integrated system of software products provided by the SAS institute, which is headquartered in California. It provides programmers and statisticians the ability to engage in many sophisticated statistical analyses and data retrieval and mining exercises. SAS is widely used in the fields of epidemiology and public health research, predominately due to its ability to reliably analyze very large administrative data sets, as well as more commonly encountered clinical trial and observational research data.The outcome variable in this data set is, essentially, the primary discharge diagnosis, PDX. ... Use the list of ICD9 codes in the document a€œSubstance Abuse ICDa€ with an IN lookup table as part of an IF-THEN-ELSE statement to create a 0/ 1anbsp;...

Title:SAS for Epidemiologists
Author:Charles DiMaggio
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-10-25


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