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Sunday, January 24, 2010

Base 16

The following SAS program is submitted:


libname sasdata 'SAS-data-library';
data test;
set sasdata.chemists;
if jobcode = 'Chem2' then description = 'Senior Chemist';
else description = 'Unknown';
run;


A value for the variable JOBCODE is listed below:
JOBCODE
chem2


Which one of the following values does the variable DESCRIPTION contain?
A. Chem2
B. Unknown
C. Senior Chemist
D. ' ' (missing character value)

4 comments:

SASGuru said...

Answer: B

The dataset has ‘chem2’ and the if statement is looking for ‘Chem2’…
Remember the SAS variables are not case-sensitive but the SAS DATA is…

KF said...

libname sasdata 'SAS-data-library';

That line is a bit misleading since 'SAS-data-library' isn't a valid name for a SAS data library...

Patrick said...

B

Sunila Hedawoo said...

To get a clear understand, try this code!! Senior Chemist will only occur with chem3

data chemists;
infile datalines;
input jobcode $;
datalines;
chem3
Chem3
CHEM3
cHEm3
;


data test;
set chemists;
if jobcode = 'chem3'
then description = 'Senior Chemist';
else description = 'Unknown';
run;

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