Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 17:28:43 -0400
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: How to organize syntax files for single project
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> From: Daniel
> OK, so I have a question for which there is no unique answer
> - I am aware of that. There are also going to be many
> opinions, but that is exactly what I am looking for here. I'm
> presenting this question just like I would to a colleague
> with more SAS experience than me, were I to have such a colleague!
> Let's say I am working on a project where we collected data
> through a survey administered to six different professional
> groups (think doctors, nurses, dentists, etc.). The data were
> collected before I was hired and are all in Access databases.
> I need to do the following:
> * Import the data from Access
> * Create formats and labels, where needed
How to do a data review of these disparate questionnaires:
This suite contains utilities that:
* read the data structure
and write a text file of an attribute statement
so that you can edit it to add missing formats and labels.
* use the summary data set to write a text file of Proc Format value
as above: so you edit it to create formats.
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov