Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 14:30:10 -0500
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: create data entry from existing SAS data set ???
> From: Gordon Keeler [mailto:gkeeler@PSYCH.MC.DUKE.EDU]
> SASers, I have an existing dataset of scanned surveys
> that includes labels and formats. I need to hand enter
> surveys that did not meet the scanning deadline.
give it up.
consider the total N you already have,
then ... let me see which is best to show the percent change.
so anyway divide( N(to hand enter) / N(in hand) )
convert to percent
then mull over whether twice the time to do the hand entry
is worth the extra percent increase in rows
then examine closely the word: dead-line.
it discusses clearly the idea associated with arriving on this side of said
> Is there an way to set up a quick-and-dirty
> method of data entry for appending the new
> surveys to this data set. (Note: I have
> no experience with AF)
what proc APPEND was made for:
proc APPEND base = EARLY_OR_ON_TIME
data = PAST_THE_!*DEAD*!_LINE;
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov
owner of a round floor file
for data collection instruments
that arrive past the deadline