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SAS word: SUBGROUP

SAS/GRAPH. Annotate variable.

Term: sublanguage

n.

a computer language that is designed to be used as part of programs written in another language.

Term: submit

(sub mit') v.t.

1. to deliver (a text file containing a program or job) to the operating system, the SAS supervisor, or other software for execution.

2. to deliver (data entered in a form) to a server for processing.

SAS word: SUBMIT

SCL statement. Submits SAS or SQL statements for execution.

Command. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager. Alias, SUB.

SAS word: SUBPAD

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: subscript

n.

a value that identifies a specific element of an array in an array reference. Write a subscript as an expression enclosed in braces after the array name.

Term: subset

(sub' set) n.

1. a set, all of whose elements belong to another set; a part of a set.

v.t.

2. to create a subset from.

Term: subsetting IF statement

(sub' set ing if' stAt' ment) Data step. n.

an IF statement without a THEN clause, which has the effect of stopping processing of observations that do not meet a condition.

SAS word: SUBSTR

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions; Data Step Statements:Assignment. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Character Functions; Variables and Values:Values. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: SUBSTRING

SQL function.

SAS word: SUBSTRN

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: SUBTOP

Command. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager.

Term: SUGI

(sOO' ji)

SAS Users Group International; the leading annual conference of SAS users between 1976 and 2006.

SAS word: SUM

Statistic. Sum. Ref: PSPPR:Descriptive Statistics. PSPL:Proc Steps:Summary Statistics.

Function. Sum. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: summarize

(sum' u rIz) v.t.

1. to create a summary of.

2. to serve as a summary of.

Term: summary

(sum' u rE) n.

1. a brief statement or presentation of the main points of a story, study, book, report, etc.

2. a set of statistical measures that serve to characterize a set of data.

adj.

3. concise and descriptive.

4. based on a quick consideration of the most important information.

SAS word: SUMMARY

Procedure. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures. PSPL:Analyzing Data:SUMMARY. SPG.

Also, MEANS.

SAS word: SUMSIZE

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Term: sum statement

n.

a data step statement that adds a value to a numeric variable. The first term of the statement is the numeric variable. The second term is a plus sign (+).

SAS word: SUMWGT

Statistic. Sum of weights. PSPPR:Descriptive Statistics. PSPL:Proc Steps:Summary Statistics.

Function. Sum of weights. PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: SURVEYFREQ

SAS/STAT. Procedure.

SAS word: SURVEYLOGISTIC

SAS/STAT. Procedure.

SAS word: SURVEYMEANS

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Means estimates from survey data.

SAS word: SURVEYREG

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Regression analysis for survey data.

SAS word: SURVEYSELECT

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Random sampling.

Term: survival function

n.

the complement of a distribution function.


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