East Carolina University
Department of Psychology
Linked here are documents containing lessons designed to teach novice students how to use SAS for Windows. The documents include the data, or links to the data, for the analyses used as examples. I grant permission to all to employ these lessons for noncommercial, educational purposes, as long as the documents are reproduced only in their entirety and include my copyright notice.
Lessons for the intermediate level student can be found at SAS Lessons: Multivariate Analysis.
Dr. Karl L. Wuensch
Department of Psychology
East Carolina University
Directing New Output to a New Viewer File -- SAS 9.3
Obtaining Exact Significance Levels with SAS -- Normal z, binomial, chi-square, t, and F.
Simulating the Chi-Square Distribution -- A simple Monte Carlo creating chi-square distributions from squared normal z scores; Do Loops, Proc Chart, Proc Means.
Contingency Table Analysis in SAS -- PROC FREQ; PROC FORMAT; IF THEN statements.
T-Tests and Related Statistics: SAS -- includes some exercises
Correlation and Regression Analysis: SAS - bivariate and trivariate, with plots
Biserial and Polychoric Correlation Coefficients -- how to compute them
Tetrachoric Correlation -- what it is and how to compute it.
Residuals Plots -- how to make them and interpret them.
Matching and ANCOV with Confounded Variables - includes a brief introduction to Analysis of Covariance
One-Way Independent Samples ANOVA with SAS -- includes trend analysis, pairwise comparisons, and orthogonal contrasts.
Two-Way Independent Samples ANOVA with SAS -- includes tests of simple main effects.
Three-Way Independent Samples ANOVA with SAS -- includes tests of simple effects and confidence intervals for estimates of magnitude of effect.
Four Types of Sums of Squares for ANOVA Effects -- Types I, II, III, & IV.
Nonparametric Statistics -- a general introduction and how to do with SAS.
Data Screening -- find bad data, violations of assumptions, etc.
Macros -- a brief introduction to the use of SAS macros
Randomly Ordering Objects -- rearrange objects randomly -- useful for making random assignment to treatments
Importing and Exporting Data
Delimited Data to SAS -- specify the delimiter
Exporting Data from SAS -- many types of destination formats are available
Tab Delimited to SAS -- read tab-delimited data into SAS
Make Your Output Document Portable -- so it will be friendly to those who do not have SAS Monospace font on their computers
Concatenating Variables -- in SAS, SPSS, and Excel
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This page most recently revised on 17-January-2017