•SAS procedures are functions that generallytake data in either from a data set, orspecified options, and then output someinformation.•That’s pretty vague, but we will look atsome basic SAS procedures for examples.•Coding and options are similar for mostprocedures.
Syntax Common to Most Procedures
•Most procedures have the following generalsyntax:proc something <data=
label statement as in a data step;><
format statement as in a data step;><run;> <quit;>