Module 1: Introduction to SAS for Windows and Review of Basic Statistics



About the Course

This course introduces statistical computing using Statistical Analysis Systems (SAS). The emphasis is on manipulating data sets and basic statistical procedures such as t-tests, chi-square tests, correlation, and regression. SAS is a statistical package and a programming language. As with any language quite a bit of practice is required in order to be fluent.


Why take this course?

Statistics with SAS

Statistical knowledge is crucial to understand and interpret SAS output. Although several statistical concepts and methods will be reviewed, this course assumes that you have completed an introductory course in biostatistics or in statistics. Please see the instructor if you have not fulfilled this requirement.

Learning Objectives

After completing this modules, the student will be able to: 

At the end of this module there is also a brief review of basic biostatistics.