In this section, the faculty and staff in the Pharmaceutical Research Computing (PRC) center at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy present a range topics to aid in manipulating and creating SAS datasets dealing with medical claims data, specifically pharmacy claims.

The focus of this section will be on SAS data step programming, used with basic SAS procedures, to give users the skills necessary to investigate, edit, and manage their data to create analytic files.

Keeping Datasets Efficient and Small:

SAS Formats:

Using the Output Delivery System: