Statistical Software:SAS

  • 申立勇
  • Created: 2014-12-08
Statistical Software:SAS


Course No.S070103ZJ005

Course CategoryProfessional Basic Course


PrerequisitesMathematical analysis, Advanced algebra, Probability theory and mathematical statistics.

Aims & Requirements

This course is a subject foundation requisite course for Ph.D. and Master graduate majoring in Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics. At the same time, it can be used as elective courses of other disciplines. This course will introduce a very useful software: sas statistical software. Sas statistical software is internationally recognized as excellent statistical software. Through this course, it is expected that students will be able to use the software to make statistical analysis for real data.

Primary Coverage

Chapter 1  Preliminary Of SAS

 §1.1 Understanding of the SAS

1.1.1 startup

1.1.2 SAS AWS

1.1.3 Simple Examples

 §1.2 SAS basic concepts

1.2.1 SAS Data set
1.2.2 SAS Database

1.2.3 SAS Manager



1.3.2 data windows

1.3.3 One-dimensional data exploration

1.3.4 Two-dimensional data exploration

1.3.5 Three-dimensional data exploration

1.3.6 adjustment graphics

1.3.7 study distributions

Chapter 2 SAS language and Data management

§2.1 SAS language structure  

2.1.1 SAS sentences

2.1.2 SAS expression

2.1.3 Rules of SAS Procedures 

§2.2 SAS as a general Advanced language

2.2.1 Assignment statement

2.2.2 output Sentences 

2.2.3 Branching structure

2.2.4 Loop structure

2.2.5 Array

2.2.6 Function

2.2.7 Introduction of SAS/IML 

§2.3 Data management function of SAS language

2.3.1 Operating mechanism of sas data step

2.3.2 Input data by input sentence
2.3.3 Import external data
2.3.4 Copy and modify of data set
2.3.5 Split data sets by set and output sentences

2.3.6Vertical integration of data sets

2.3.7 horizontal merger of data sets

2.3.8 Update data set by sentence

2.3.9 Manage data by PROC SQL 

Chapter 3  SAS process  step

§3.1 usage of  SAS process and Commonly used sentence

3.1.1 usage of  SAS process

3.1.2 Commonly used sentence of SAS process step

§3.2 produce a list of report by PRINT process

3.2.1 Basic Usage

3.2.2 Using Chinese column headings

3.2.3 Title and full statement

3.2.4 Group data by BY sentence

3.2.5 calculate the totals and subtotals

§3.3 Makes statistics form By TABULATE process

§3.4 SORT process

§3.5 MEANS processUNIVARIATE processFREQ process

§3.6 Descriptive Statistics

§3.7 Calculate the correlation coefficient by CORR process

3.7.1 scatter diagram and curve plot

   3.7.2 Histograms and pie chart

3.7.3 three dimensional curved surface charts and contour map

3.7.4 graph adjustments and output

§3.8 Make graphs by SAS/GRAPH

§3.9 Introduction of Analyst module

3.9.1 Data Management
3.9.2 Form

3.9.3 Descriptive statistics

Chapter 4  Basic statistical analysis
§4.1 single-variable test problem
  4.1.2 two independent sample mean test
  4.1.3 paired population mean test

§4.2 Regression analysisi

4.2.1 Fitting a curse by SAS/INSIGHT

4.2.2 Linear regression by SAS/INSIGHT

4.2.3 Generalized linear regression by SAS/INSIGHT

4.2.4 Regression analysisi by REG procedure

§ 4.3 Analysis of variance
   4.3.1 Single factor analysis of variance by ANOVA process
   4.3.2 Npar1way single-factor analysis of variance
   4.3.3 Multiple Comparison
   4.3.4 multi-factor variance analysis

§ 4.4 contingency table analysis
4.4.1 Input and tabulation
4.4.2 Test for independence
4.4.3 Calculation Correlation degree of attribute variables

Chapter 5  Multivariate Statistical Analysis of SAS

§ 5.1 Multi-variable analysis
   5.1.1 Principal Component Analysis
   5.1.2 Factor Analysis

§5.2 Discriminant analysis

      5.2.1 Background 

5.2.2 The sentence of discrim procedure

5.2.3 Examples

§5.3 Cluster analysis

    5.3.1 Introduction of Hierarchical clustering method

5.3.2 Determine the number of cluster

5.3.3 Cluster procedure and tree procedure


Statistical softwareDongfeng Li,,Published by China statistical Publishing House in Nov. 2006.


[1] Handbook of SAS system:SAS·Base. Huixuan GaoPublished by China statistical Publishing House in Feb. 2001.

[2] Handbook of SAS system:SAS·Statistics. Huixuan GaoPublished by China statistical Publishing House in Feb. 2001.

AuthorZhihua Sun (School of Mathematical Sciences, GUCAS)

DateJune, 2009