WUSS 2016 Proceedings
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   Advanced Techniques
   MIghty PROC MI to the rescue!
Cynthia Alvarez
ICON Clinical Research
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   Talk to Me!
Elizabeth Axelrod
Abt Associates Inc.
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   User-Written vs. System-Generated SAS® Source Code: Is System-Generated Code a Boon or Bane to Programmers?
Thomas Billings
MUFG Union Bank
  EPoster 
    

   Beyond IF THEN ELSE: Techniques for Conditional Execution of SAS Code
Josh Horstman
Nested Loop Consulting
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   A Waze App for Base SAS®: Automatically Routing around Locked Data Sets, Bottleneck Processes, and Other Traffic Congestion on the Data Superhighway
Troy Hughes
Datmesis Analytics
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   Ushering SAS Emergency Medicine into the 21st Century: Toward Exception Handling Objectives, Actions, Outcomes, and Comms
Troy Hughes
Datmesis Analytics
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   Finding All Differences in two SAS libraries using Proc Compare
Bharat Kumar Janapala
Individual Contributor
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   Let the Environment Variable Help You: Moving Files across Studies and Creating SAS Library On-The-Go
David Liang
Chiltern International
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BCP   Check Please: An Automated Approach to Log Checking
Richann Watson
Experis
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   Let SAS® Do Your DIRty Work
Richann Watson
Experis
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   .LST Files with Proc Compare Result
Phaneendhar Reddy Vanam1, Manvitha Yennam2, Srinivas Vanam2
1PV, 2Percept Pharma Services
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   Analytics and Statistics
   Equivalence Tests
John Amrhein and Fei Wang
McDougall Scientific Ltd.
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   Distance Correlation for Vectors: A SAS® Macro
Thomas Billings
MUFG Union Bank
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   Creating meaningful factors from dietary questionnaires
Jenna Carlson
University of Pittsburgh
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   Fitting Threshold Models using the SAS® Procedures NLIN and NLMIXED
Todd Coffey
Washington State University
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   How we know an intervention works: Program evaluation by example
AnnMaria De Mars
7 Generation Games
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   Constructing Confidence Intervals for the Differences of Binomial Proportions in SAS®
Will Garner
Gilead Sciences, Inc
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   Knowledge is Power: The Basics of SAS® Proc Power
Elaina Gates
California Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo
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   An Animated Guide: Insights into the Logic of the ROC Curve
Russ Lavery
contractor
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   Demystifying the CONTRAST and ESTIMATE Statement
Hector Lemus
SDSU
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   Fitting Your Favorite Mixed Models with PROC MCMC
Fang Chen
SAS
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   The REPORT Procedure: A Primer for the Compute Block
Jane Eslinger
SAS
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   Short Introduction to Reliability Engineering and PROC RELIABILITY to Non-Engineers
Danny Rithy
California Polytechnic State University
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   Simulating Queuing Models in SAS
Danny Rithy
California Polytechnic State University
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   Introducing the HPGENSELECT Procedure: Model Selection for Generalized Linear Models and More
Robert Rodriguez
SAS Institute
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   Employing Latent Analyses in Longitudinal Studies: An Exploration of Independently Developed SAS® Procedures
Deanna Schreiber-Gregory
National University
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   Selection Bias: How Can Propensity Score Utilization Help Control For It?
Deanna Schreiber-Gregory
National University
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   Using SAS to analyze Countywide Survey Data: A look at Adverse Childhood Experiences
Roshni Shah
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 BCP  How D-I-D you do that? Basic Difference-in-Differences Models in SAS
Margaret Warton, Melissa Parker, Andrew Karter
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
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   Bayesian Concepts: An Introduction
John Amrhein
McDougall Scientific Ltd.
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   Beginner's Techniques
   Don't Forget About Small Data
Lisa Eckler
Lisa Eckler Consulting Inc.
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 BCP  Identifying Duplicates Made Easy
Yunin Ludena and Elizabeth Guerrero Angel
University of California, Davis
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   Let the CAT Out of the Bag: String Concatenation in SAS® 9
Josh Horstman
Nested Loop Consulting
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 BCP  Getting it Done with PROC TABULATE
Michael Williams
ICON Clinical Research
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   Good Programming Practice [GPP] in SAS & Clinical Trials
Phaneendhar Reddy Vanam1, Srinivas Vanam2, Manvitha Yennam2
1PV, 2Percept Pharma Services
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   The SAS® Ecosystem – A Programmer’s Perspective
Thomas Billings
MUFG Union Bank
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   Making Prompts Work for You: Using SAS Enterprise Guide Prompts with Categorization of Output
Edward Lan and Kai-Jen Cheng
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
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   Big Data
   Sorting a Bajillion Records: Conquering Scalability in a Big Data World
Troy Hughes
Datmesis Analytics
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   Top Ten SAS® Performance Tuning Techniques
Kirk Paul Lafler
Software Intelligence Corporation
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   SAS integration with NoSQL database
kevin lee
Clindata Insight
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   Statistical Model Building for Large, Complex Data: Four New Directions in SAS/STAT® Software
Robert Rodriguez
SAS Institute
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 BCP  Using Shared Accounts in Kerberized Hadoop Clusters with SAS®: How Can I Do That?
Michael Shealy
Cached Consulting, LLC
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   Data Management
   All Aboard! Next Stop is the Destination Excel
William E Benjamin Jr
Owl Computer Consultancy LLC
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   What just happened? A visual tool for highlighting differences between two data sets.
Steve Cavill
justice.nsw.gov.au
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   Tips and Tricks for Producing Time-Series Cohort Data
Nate Derby
Stakana Analytics
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 BCP  Avoid Change Control by Using Control Tables
Frank Ferriola
Financial Risk Group
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   The Power of the Function Compiler: PROC FCMP
Christina Garcia
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
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   Creating Viable SAS® Data Sets From Survey Monkey® Transport Files
John R Gerlach
Independent Contractor
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   Document and Enhance Your SAS® Code, Data Sets, and Catalogs with SAS Functions, Macros, and SAS Metadata
Louise Hadden1 and Roberta Glass2
1Abt Associates Inc., 2Abt Associates
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   A Ringside Seat: The ODS Excel Destination versus the ODS ExcelXP Tagset
Chevell Parker
SAS
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   Don’t Get Blindsided by PROC COMPARE
Roger Muller1 and Josh Horstman2
1Data To Events, Inc, 2Nested Loop Consulting
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   Some Useful Macros to Make Your Data Work Easier
Ting Sa
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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   Macro Replacer
Rituraj Saxena
Santen Inc.
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   Ditch the Data Memo: Using Macro Variables and Outer Union Corresponding in PROC SQL to Create Data Set Summary Tables
Andrea Shane
MDRC
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 BCP  File Management Using Pipes and X Commands in SAS®
Emily Sisson
Boston University School of Public Health
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   An Array of Fun: Macro Variable Arrays
Kalina Wong and Sarah Short
ICON Clinical Research
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   Data Presentation and Reporting
   A SAS macro for quick descriptive statistics
Jenna Carlson
University of Pittsburgh
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   Color, Rank, Count, Name; Controlling it all in PROC REPORT
Art Carpenter
CA Occidental Consultants
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   Controlling Colors by Name; Selecting, Ordering, and Using Colors for Your Viewing Pleasure
Art Carpenter
CA Occidental Consultants
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 BCP  Tweaking your tables: Suppressing superfluous subtotals in PROC TABULATE
Steve Cavill
justice.nsw.gov.au
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   Indenting with Style
Bill Coar
Axio Research
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   The Fantastic Four: Running Your Report Using the TABULATE, TRANSPOSE, REPORT, or SQL Procedure
Josh Horstman
Nested Loop Consulting
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   The Dynamic Duo: ODS Layout and the ODS Destination for PowerPoint
Jane Eslinger
SAS
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   Something Old, Something New... Flexible Reporting with DATA Step-based Tools
Pete Lund
Looking Glass Analytics
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   Proc Document, The Powerful Utility for ODS Output
Roger Muller
Data To Events, Inc
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   Data Science  
   Categorization of Fitbit’s Customer Complaints on Twitter
Jacky Arora and Sapna Bhoir
Oklahoma State University
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   Text Analysis of American Airlines Customer Reviews.
Saurabh Choudhary and Rajesh Tolety
Oklahoma State University
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   Reproducible Data Science Using SAS® in a Jupyter Notebook
Hunter Glanz
California Polytechnic State University
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   Clinton vs. Trump 2016: Analyzing and Visualizing Tweets and Sentiments of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
Siddharth Grover
Oklahoma State University
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   Proc DS2: What's in it for you?
Viraj Kumbhakarna
MUFG Union Bank
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 BCP  Social Media, Anonymity, and Fraud: HP Forest Node in SAS® Enterprise Miner™
Taylor Larkin and Denise McManus
The University of Alabama
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   An Animated Guide: Incremental Response Modeling in Enterprise Miner
Russ Lavery
contractor
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   Best Practices in Machine Learning Applications
Brett Wujek
SAS
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   Bringing Google Analytics, Facebook, and Twitter Data to SAS® Visual Analytics
I-Kong Fu
SAS
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   Descriptive Analysis of Donation Amount Data and Text Mining of Tweets on Presidential Primaries using SAS®
Aditya Jakkam and Swetha Nallamala
Oklahoma State University
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   Graphics
   Animated Graphs for a New Era
Mitchell Collins
Cal Poly SLO
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   Making SAS the Easy Way Out: Harnessing the Power of PROC TEMPLATE to Create Reproducible, Complex Graphs
Debra Goldman
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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   Customizing Plots to Your Heart’s Content Using PROC GPLOT and the Annotate Facility
Debbie Huang
UCSF
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BCP   SAS Graphing Done Right: Two Good Alternatives to PROC GPLOT/GCHART, Part 2
Isaiah Lankham
University of California Office of the President
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   Jumping Into SAS ODS Graphics Overnight
Roger Muller
Data To Events, Inc
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   Customized Flowcharts Using SAS® Annotation
Abhinav Srivastva
PaxVax Inc
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   Hands-On Workshops
   Exchanging Data Between SAS® and Excel: Basic SAS Techniques
William E Benjamin Jr
Owl Computer Consultancy LLC
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   Building and Using User Defined Formats
Art Carpenter
CA Occidental Consultants
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   How to Use PROC Tabulate - A Hands-on Workshop
Natasha Chapman
Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services
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   How to Speed Up Your Validation Process Without Really Trying
Alice Cheng1, Mike Wise2, Justina Flavin3
1Independent, 2Experis, 3Independent Consultant
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   Combining Reports into a Single File Deliverable
Bill Coar
Axio Research
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   Advanced Programming Techniques with PROC SQL
Kirk Paul Lafler
Software Intelligence Corporation
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   How to analyze correlated and longitudinal data?
Niloofar Ramezani
University of Northern Colorado
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   Introduction to Survival Analysis in SAS
Leanne Goldstein and Rebecca Ottesen
City of Hope
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   Industry Solutions
   Did the Protocol Change Work? Interrupted Time Series Evaluation for Health Care Organizations.
Carol Conell1 and Alexander Flint2
1Division of Research Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2Department of Neuroscience. Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City, CA
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   Hierarchical Generalized Linear Models for Behavioral Health Risk-Standardized 30-Day and 90-Day Readmission Rates
Allen Hom
UnitedHealth Group
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 BCP  A Case of Retreatment – Handling Retreated Patient Data
Sriramu Kundoor and Sumida Urval
Seattle Genetics
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   Are you ready for Dec 17th, 2016 - CDISC compliant data submission?
kevin lee
Clindata Insight
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   Why and What Standards for Oncology Studies (Solid Tumor, Lymphoma and Leukemia)?
kevin lee
Clindata Insight
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   SDTM Bookmarking Automation: Leveraging SAS, Ghostscript and Form-Visit Study Data
Nasser Al Ali and Maria Paz
Genentech
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   SDD® project management tool, real-time and hassle free---- A one-stop shop for study validation and status tracking
Chen Shi
Santen Inc.
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  BCP SAS® Office Analytics: An Application In Practice Data Monitoring and Reporting Using Stored Process
Mansi Singh1, Kamal Chugh2, Chaitanya Chowdagam3, Smitha Krishnamurthy3
1Roche Molecular Diagnostics, 2Roche Molecular System, Inc., 3
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   Handling longitudinal data from multiple sources: experience with analyzing kidney disease patients
Elani Streja and Melissa Soohoo
UC Irvine
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   A Well-Formatted and Easy-to-Navigate Solution for Submitting SAS Source Code in NDA Submission
Jeff Xia1 and Lugang Larry Xie2
1Merck, 2Merck & Co.
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   Building Better ADaM Datasets Faster With If-Less Programming
Lei zhang
Celgene Corporation
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   You are the Concierge – a CDISC compliant project management tool on SDD
Chen Shi
Santen Inc.
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   Professional Development
   How to Use LinkedIn to Effectively Boost Your Career Development
Nate Derby
Stakana Analytics
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BCP   Contributing to SAS® By Writing Your Very Own Package
Hunter Glanz and Emily Johnson
California Polytechnic State University
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   Creating Dynamic Documents with SAS® in the Jupyter Notebook to Reinforce Soft Skills
Hunter Glanz
California Polytechnic State University
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   What’s Hot – Skills for SAS® Professionals
Kirk Paul Lafler
Software Intelligence Corporation
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 BCP  Collaborations in SAS Programming; or Playing Nicely with Others
Kristi Metzger1 and Melissa R. Pfeiffer2
1Metzger Consulting, 2MRP Consulting
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   A Brief Introduction to WordPress for SAS Programmers
Andra Northup
Advanced Analytic Designs, Inc.
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   SAS Essentials Workshop
   SAS Jeopardy
Natasha Chapman
Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services
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   Errors, Warnings, and Notes (Oh My): A Practical Guide to Debugging SAS Programs
Lora Delwiche1 and Susan Slaughter2
1Self-Employed, 2Avocet Solutions
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   SAS Studio: A New Way to Program in SAS
Lora Delwiche1 and Susan Slaughter2
1Self-Employed, 2Avocet Solutions
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   An Animated Guide: An Introduction to SAS Macro Quoting
Russ Lavery
contractor
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   Macro Basics for New SAS® Users
Cynthia Zender
SAS
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