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SAS Conference Proceedings: Western Users of SAS Software 2008
November 5-7, 2008, Universal City, California, 98 papers
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Western Users of SAS Software 2008: Best Papers and honorable mentions

Application of Segmented Regression Analysis to the Kaiser Permanente Colorado Critical Drug Interaction Program
  Nikki Carroll, Kaiser Permanente (Best Contributed Paper in Analytics and Statistics)
A Hi-Velocity SAS Coding: Applying Engineering Principles to SAS Programming Tasks
  Joe Perry, Perry & Associates Consulting (Best Contributed Paper in Applications Development)
Efficiently Handle Lists of Items using the SAS Macro Language — Save Time and Reduce Errors
  Jerry Tsai, Clintuition (Best Contributed Paper in Coders' Corner)
Data Dependent Highlighting in Excel — Let Your Data Shine
  Brian Ramos, Biosense Webster (Best Contributed Paper in Data Presentation and Business Intelligence)
Demystifying PROC SQL® Join Algorithms
  Kirk Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation (Best Contributed Paper in Databases and Warehouses)
Beef up your career: job survival steps during this economic recession 
  Raoul Bernal, Amgen Inc  (Best Contributed Paper in Management, Careers and Professional Development)
A Dynamic Way to Manipulate Longitudinal Data with SAS
  Nora Ruel, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center; Arthur Li, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center (Best Contributed Paper in Posters)

Analytics and Statistics
Applications Development
Coders' Corner
Data Presentation and Business Intelligence
Databases and Warehouses
Hands-On Workshops
Management, Careers and Professional Development
Posters
SAS Essentials Workshops
Tutorials

Analytics and Statistics
tweet!  Image is Almost Everything: Displaying Statistics Via ODS
  R. Scott Leslie, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Pages: 5 Size: 43 Kb 
tweet!  Surviving Left Truncation Using PROC PHREG
  Aimee Foreman, ICON Clinical Research; Ginny Lai, ICON Clinical Research LSG Group; Dave Miller, Ovation Research Group
Pages: 8 Size: 60 Kb 
tweet!  Confidence Intervals By Linear or Loglog: You Can Have Them All! PROC LIFETEST In SAS v. 8 vs. v. 9
  Daniel DiPrimeo, Amgen Inc.; Jonathan Squire, Amgen Inc.; Yucheng Shiu, Amgen Inc.; Minta Wu, Amgen Inc.; Daisy Wang, Amgen Inc.
Pages: 5 Size: 43 Kb 
tweet!  Score Test of Proportionality Assumption for Cox Models
  Xiao Chen, UCLA
Pages: 6 Size: 73 Kb 
tweet!  Evaluation of a Hospice Care Referral Program Using Cox Proportional Hazards Model
  Lida Gharibvand, University of California, Riverside; Daniel Jeske, University of California, Riverside; Solomon Liao, University of California, Irvine
Pages: 16 Size: 274 Kb 
Best Contributed Paper
tweet!  Application of Segmented Regression Analysis to the Kaiser Permanente Colorado Critical Drug Interaction Program
  Nikki Carroll, Kaiser Permanente
Pages: 8 Size: 69 Kb 
tweet!  Calculating Medication Compliance, Adherence, and Persistence in Administrative Pharmacy Claims Databases
  R. Scott Leslie, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Pages: 8 Size: 80 Kb 
tweet!  Comparing efficiency of cross validated partial least squares regression and ridge regression models in predicting spatial variability of total nitrogen concentration in Truckee River, Nevada.
  Anpalaki Ragavan, University of Nevada, Reno
Pages: 13 Size: 636 Kb 
tweet!  Using Unobserved Components Model (UCM) for a Stock Price Fluctuation
  Lida Gharibvand, University of California, Riverside
Pages: 7 Size: 176 Kb 
tweet!  Testing Performance of Various Confidence Interval Methods for Non-Normal Means
  Keiko Powers, J. D. Power and Associates
Pages: 8 Size: 47 Kb 
tweet!  Using PROC REPORT to Describe Case and Control Comparisons
  Sara Yuewen Gao, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Pages: 10 Size: 56 Kb 
tweet!  User-friendly SAS® Macro Application for performing all possible mixed model selection - An update
  George Fernandez, University of Nevada - Reno
Pages: 19 Size: 1542 Kb 
tweet!  Automating the process of choosing among highly correlated covariates for multivariable logistic regression
  Michael Doherty, I3 Drug Safety
Pages: 7 Size: 35 Kb 
Applications Development
tweet!  SmryEachVar: A Data-Review Routine for All Data Sets in a Libref
  Ronald Fehd, Centers for Disease Control
Keywords: attribute call execute data review data structure dynamic programming formats includes list processing nrstr routines testing source2 subroutines
Pages: 25 Size: 153 Kb 
tweet!  Turning long-skinny data into short-wide data datasets the easy way
  Joe Perry, Perry & Associates Consulting
Pages: 7 Size: 30 Kb 
tweet!  An Introduction to PERL Regular Expressions in SAS
  James Van Campen, SRI International
Pages: 4 Size: 45 Kb 
tweet!  Looping at a Higher Level — The %for Macro
  Jim Anderson, UCSF
Pages: 9 Size: 72 Kb 
tweet!  Generic Automated Data Dictionary for any SAS data set or format library
  Dale Harrington, Kaiser Permanente
Pages: 8 Size: 76 Kb 
tweet!  Generating Code with PROC REPORT
  Jack Hamilton, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
Pages: 8 Size: 143 Kb 
tweet!  SAS to MS-Excel, Auto-Loading a Full SAS Library into a Multi-Tabbed, Labeled Column, Excel Spreadsheet
  Joe Perry, Perry & Associates Consulting
Pages: 9 Size: 91 Kb 
tweet!  User-Written DATA Step Functions
  Jason Secosky, SAS Institute
Pages: 9 Size: 175 Kb 
Best Contributed Paper
tweet!  A Hi-Velocity SAS Coding: Applying Engineering Principles to SAS Programming Tasks
  Joe Perry, Perry & Associates Consulting
Pages: 6 Size: 51 Kb 
tweet!  Using SAS/AF for Managing Clinical Data
  Wynn Zheng, InSite Vision
Pages: 14 Size: 502 Kb 
tweet!  An Optimal Way to Import Excel Worksheets into PC SAS
  Nathaniel Derby, Statis Pro Data Analytics
Keywords: SAS DDE Excel Export Import X4ML
Pages: 10 Size: 892 Kb 
tweet!  A Practical Powerful Version control in SAS projects- a rapid, Walk-through Workshop
  Lorne Salter, Blue Shield of California; Gordon Cumming, Wells Fargo Bank, N. A.
Pages: 8 Size: 46 Kb 
Coders' Corner
tweet!  A Sampler of What's New in Base SAS® 9.2
  Jason Secosky, SAS Institute
Pages: 15 Size: 301 Kb 
tweet!  Exploring the Undocumented PROC SQL® _METHOD Option
  Kirk Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation
Pages: 2 Size: 103 Kb 
tweet!  Teaching a New Dog Old Tricks - Using the EXCEPT Operator in PROC SQL and Generation Data Sets to Produce a Comparison Report
  Stanley Fogleman, Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Pages: 3 Size: 133 Kb 
tweet!  SAS® and Oracle® PL/SQL™: Partners or Competitors?
  Stanley Fogleman, Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Pages: 5 Size: 42 Kb 
tweet!  Using Functions SYSFUNC and IFC to Conditionally Execute Statements in Open Code
  Ronald Fehd, Centers for Disease Control
Keywords: assertions function ifc parameterized include program sysfunc
Pages: 10 Size: 100 Kb 
Best Contributed Paper
tweet!  Efficiently Handle Lists of Items using the SAS Macro Language — Save Time and Reduce Errors
  Jerry Tsai, Clintuition
Pages: 8 Size: 57 Kb 
tweet!  General Methods to Use Special Characters
  Dennis Gianneschi, Amgen
Pages: 6 Size: 100 Kb 
tweet!  Efficient Statistical Programming? — Let's Work on Those Data Steps First
  Keiko Powers, J. D. Power and Associates
Pages: 4 Size: 18 Kb 
tweet!  Simple and Effective Way to Validate Clinical Graphs
  Rajesh Venkkataram, Quintiles Inc
Pages: 10 Size: 165 Kb 
tweet!  Working with Longitudinal Data
  Orla Hayden, RAND Corporation
Pages: 3 Size: 14 Kb 
tweet!  Macro for Managing Date Variable in Oncology Research
  Jagannath Ghosh, Eli-Lilly and Company Consultant for MedFocus LLC
Pages: 4 Size: 59 Kb 
tweet!  Windows and Unix Computers Now Have Multiple CPU’s; Why Not Control Two or Three or More Parallel Executing SAS Batch Jobs from One Master Job!
  William Benjamin Jr, Owl Computer Consultancy, LLC
Pages: 10 Size: 79 Kb 
tweet!  ACCESS-ible SAS Formats and Labels
  Kathryn Martin, UCLA
Pages: 7 Size: 54 Kb 
tweet!  Processing multiple formats with input and output control data sets in PROC FORMAT
  Thomas Billings, Kaiser Permanente
Pages: 8 Size: 72 Kb 
tweet!  Documenting SAS® Macro Programs using CATALOGS
  Patrick Thornton, SRI International
Pages: 5 Size: 170 Kb 
Data Presentation and Business Intelligence
Best Contributed Paper
tweet!  Data Dependent Highlighting in Excel — Let Your Data Shine
  Brian Ramos, Biosense Webster
Pages: 5 Size: 76 Kb 
tweet!  Seven Steps to Regulatory Publication Style With Proc Report
  Dennis Gianneschi, Amgen
Pages: 6 Size: 58 Kb 
tweet!  Moving from data to information: SAS programming to reduce statistical and programming errors
  Annmaria DeMars, University of Southern California
Pages: 6 Size: 231 Kb 
tweet!  Make Your Tables Pop: Embedding Micrographics in PROC REPORT Output
  Pete Lund, Looking Glass Analytics
Pages: 13 Size: 535 Kb 
tweet!  Combined Line — Double Bubbles — Pie chart
  Alexandre Zolotovitski, Sun Microsystems Inc
Pages: 5 Size: 214 Kb 
tweet!  SAS on a Mac? Yes!
  Jack Hamilton, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
Pages: 9 Size: 5592 Kb 
tweet!  Moving from Listing Reports to Visual Reports using SAS/GRAPH Maps
  Elizabeth Ceranowski, SAS Institute
Pages: 20 Size: 902 Kb 
tweet!  Creating Your Own Worksheet Formats in exportToXL
  Nathaniel Derby, Statis Pro Data Analytics
Keywords: SAS DDE Excel Export X4ML
Pages: 10 Size: 1084 Kb 
Databases and Warehouses
tweet!  New SAS® Performance Optimizations to Enhance Your SAS® Client and Solution Access to the Database
  Mike Whitcher, SAS, Cary, NC
Pages: 15 Size: 223 Kb 
tweet!  Building Effective SAS® Indexes using Short and Distinct Keys, Covered Queries and Clustered Indexes
  Kirk Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation
Pages: 8 Size: 3001 Kb 
tweet!  You've just bought a Data Warehouse. Now what?
  Stanley Fogleman, Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Pages: 6 Size: 141 Kb 
tweet!  Database Vocabulary: Is Your Data Set a Dimension (LookUp) Table, a Fact Table or a Report?
  Ronald Fehd, Centers for Disease Control
Keywords: database design dimension table fact table facts foreign key lookup table normal forms primary key relational database
Pages: 8 Size: 89 Kb 
Best Contributed Paper
tweet!  Demystifying PROC SQL® Join Algorithms
  Kirk Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation
Pages: 6 Size: 184 Kb 
tweet!  E Pluribus Unum: How to Obtain One Observation from Multiple Observations by Limiting, Reshaping, and Summarizing Data
  Eric Elkin, ICON Clinical Research
Pages: 13 Size: 50 Kb 
tweet!  SAS® DICTIONARY: Step by Step
  Patrick Thornton, SRI International
Keywords: DICTIONARY Views
Pages: 20 Size: 782 Kb 
tweet!  So, You've Got Data Enterprise Wide (SAS, ACCESS, EXCEL, MySQL, Oracle, and Others); Well, Let SAS Enterprise Guide Software Point-n-Click Your Way to Using It.
  William Benjamin Jr, Owl Computer Consultancy, LLC
Pages: 10 Size: 1264 Kb 
tweet!  Getting SAS® to Play Nice With Others: Connecting SAS® to Microsoft SQL Server
  Candice Miller, RAND Corp
Pages: 6 Size: 51 Kb 
Hands-On Workshops
tweet!  Writing Code in SAS® Enterprise Guide®
  Susan Slaughter, Avocet Solutions; Lora Delwiche, University of California, Davis
Pages: 20 Size: 1053 Kb 
tweet!  PROC REPORT: Compute Block Basics — Part II Practicum
  Art Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants
Pages: 18 Size: 95 Kb 
tweet!  A Hands-on Tour Inside the World of PROC SQL®
  Kirk Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation
Pages: 17 Size: 2200 Kb 
tweet!  ODS STATISTICAL GRAPHICS 101
  Wei Cheng, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pages: 34 Size: 460 Kb 
tweet!  Using PROC SGPLOT for Quick High Quality Graphs
  Lora Delwiche, University of California, Davis; Susan Slaughter, Avocet Solutions
Pages: 16 Size: 277 Kb 
tweet!  List Processing Basics: Creating and Using Lists of Macro Variables
  Ronald Fehd, Centers for Disease Control; Art Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants
Keywords: call execute call symput dynamic programming into: list processing self-modifying
Pages: 20 Size: 186 Kb 
tweet!  Tips and Tricks for Creating Multi-Sheet Microsoft Excel Workbooks the Easy Way with SAS®
  Vince DelGobbo, SAS Institute Inc.
Keywords: ODS Microsoft Excel XML ExcelXP tagset multi-sheet workbook
Pages: 19 Size: 311 Kb 
tweet!  SAS® Web Report Studio Basics
  Angela Hall, Zencos Consulting
Pages: 17 Size: 949 Kb 
Management, Careers and Professional Development
tweet!  Clinical Programming at a Crossroads: Meeting Today's Challenges and Preparing for Tomorrow 
  Dave Polus, COMSYS Information Technology Services, Inc 
Pages: 5 Size: 46 Kb 
tweet!  Once you “know” SAS®, How to Keep Learning It 
  Brenda Beaty, University of Colorado 
Pages: 3 Size: 93 Kb 
Best Contributed Paper
tweet!  Beef up your career: job survival steps during this economic recession 
  Raoul Bernal, Amgen Inc 
Pages: 4 Size: 35 Kb 
tweet!  What's Hot, What's Not - Skills for SAS® Professionals 
  Kirk Lafler, Software Intelligence Corporation; Charles Shipp, Shipp Consulting 
Pages: 5 Size: 164 Kb 
tweet!  Finite State Machines as a Design Technique for SAS Programs; or, Turing the State of SAS 
  Robert Cruz, Info-Mation Systems 
Pages: 10 Size: 269 Kb 
tweet!  SAS Styles® ODS, Right? No Programming! Discover a Professional SAS Programming Style That Will Last a Career 
  Joe Perry, Perry & Associates Consulting 
Pages: 5 Size: 30 Kb 
Posters
tweet!  When Simpler is Better — Visualizing Laboratory Data Using “SG Procedures”
  Wei Cheng, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pages: 10 Size: 496 Kb 
tweet!  Statistical Analysis of Source of Nitrogen in Q-BOP Steel
  Arkady Kushnir, U of U
Pages: 10 Size: 407 Kb 
Best Contributed Paper
tweet!  A Dynamic Way to Manipulate Longitudinal Data with SAS
  Nora Ruel, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center; Arthur Li, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Pages: 4 Size: 93 Kb 
tweet!  Step your way through Path Analysis
  Diana Suhr, University of Northern Colorado
Pages: 10 Size: 69 Kb 
tweet!  An Unaccusative Categorization of ‘Swarm’ Type Verbs in Spanish: An Application of SAS® to Linguistic Research
  Roberto Mayoral Hernández, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Lindsey Chen, National Taiwan Normal University
Pages: 6 Size: 64 Kb 
SAS Essentials Workshops
tweet!  The Essence of DATA STEP Programming
  Arthur Li, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Pages: 19 Size: 606 Kb 
tweet!  An Introduction to SAS Character Functions
  Ron Cody
Pages: 17 Size: 87 Kb 
tweet!  Fully “Function”-al: A Brief Tour of Selected SAS® Numeric Functions
  Brenda Beaty, University of Colorado
Pages: 8 Size: 149 Kb 
tweet!  Tap into the Power of Formats
  Nikki Carroll, Kaiser Permanente
Pages: 12 Size: 101 Kb 
tweet!  How to Find Answers: Using SAS® Resources
  Ginger Carey, University of Hawaii; Helen Carey, University of Hawaii
Pages: 17 Size: 655 Kb 
tweet!  Programming Efficiently with Arrays
  Diana Suhr, University of Northern Colorado
Pages: 7 Size: 36 Kb 
tweet!  The Essentials of Finding the Distinct, Unique, and Duplicate Values in Your Data
  Carter Sevick, DoD Center for Deployment Health Research
Pages: 8 Size: 164 Kb 
tweet!  Demystifying Popular SAS Procedures.
  Lisa Smith, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Pages: 17 Size: 175 Kb 
tweet!  The MEANS/SUMMARY Procedure: Getting Started and Doing More
  Art Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants
Pages: 19 Size: 95 Kb 
tweet!  A Hands-On Introduction to SAS Programming
  Casey Cantrell, Clarion Consulting
Pages: 21 Size: 449 Kb 
tweet!  The Power of the BY Statement
  Paul Choate, State of California
Pages: 16 Size: 68 Kb 
Tutorials
tweet!  PROC REPORT: Compute Block Basics — Part I Tutorial
  Art Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants
Pages: 16 Size: 91 Kb 
tweet!  “Table 1” in Scientific Manuscripts; Using PROC REPORT and the ODS System
  Carter Sevick, DoD Center for Deployment Health Research
Pages: 19 Size: 445 Kb 
tweet!  Easy Ways to get SAS Enterprise Guide to Send Tables and Graphs to Microsoft Office Suite, Without Writing Code!
  William Benjamin Jr, Owl Computer Consultancy, LLC
Pages: 19 Size: 1400 Kb 
tweet!  Quick and Complete Statistical Analyses Using SAS Enterprise Guide
  George Fernandez, University of Nevada - Reno
Pages: 3 Size: 44 Kb 
tweet!  Building and Using User Defined Formats
  Art Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants
Pages: 10 Size: 70 Kb 
tweet!  Computing power and sample size using the using the SAS® System
  Jimmy Efird, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Pages: 5 Size: 127 Kb 
tweet!  Learning When To Be Discrete: Continuous vs. Categorical Predictors
  David Pasta, ICON Clinical Research
Pages: 6 Size: 97 Kb 
tweet!  A Step-by-Step Guide to Survival Analysis
  Lida Gharibvand, University of California Riverside, UCR
Pages: 16 Size: 776 Kb 
tweet!  Using Propensity Scores To Adjust For Treatment Selection Bias
  R. Scott Leslie, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Pages: 7 Size: 64 Kb 
tweet!  SAS Fundamentals For Survey Data Processing
  Renato Villacorte, Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin & Associates
Pages: 12 Size: 54 Kb 
tweet!  Missing by Design: Questionnaire Skip Logic
  Kathryn Valdes, SRI International
Pages: 17 Size: 130 Kb 
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