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Date:         Fri, 22 Jan 2010 13:17:22 -0800
Reply-To:     Sdlentertd <sdlentertd@GMAIL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Sdlentertd <sdlentertd@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Calculations using dates
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On Jan 22, 10:19 am, Sdlentertd <> wrote: > Have this dataset > > DeathDT DatePurch DAYSUPPLY QTYPurch PriceUnit > 12/02/2009 11/15/2009 30 60 > 1.00 > > I am trying to find a way to figure out how much money is lost due to > death: > if a person purchased 60units at $1.00, but died after 16 days of > taking that medication, we have 14 days left (need to calculated the > days left) and need to figure out how much that 14 days is worth > Need to do this in sas: > if death is after datePurchased then do; > Death date minus DatePurch = x; > QTY / DAYSUPPLY =qtyPerDay; > count how many days left after death until DatePurch+Daysupply (to > figure out when the supply expires) = y; > y (days left after death) * qtyPerDay = z; (QTY left after death) > then z* PriceUnit to figure out the final $ left on medicine after a > person died. > > So in my example: 14 days after death, 0.5 medicine per day = 7qty * > $1.00 = $7.00 loss > Thank you

never mind, got it solved step by step.

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