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Health Statistics: SAS Statistical Software

Statistical information relating to health and disease.

SAS Software

Best known as a statistical analysis system, SAS is a powerful software system that includes a programming language, many statistical features, hundreds of built-in functions, macro capability, reporting functions, and graphics.

SAS University Edition provides you with the most recent releases of SAS Studio, Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS/IML and SAS/ACCESS. This software is best for teaching and learning SAS skills and analyzing data using SAS foundational technologies.

SAS On Demand for Academics is an online professor centric software tool for teaching statistical analysis, data mining and forecasting.

Teradata University Network delivers cloud-based access to SAS Visual Analytics software and related course materials, making it easy to incorporate data visualization software into the classroom at no cost, and with no installation.

Access / Download SAS

SAS University Edition is freely available software. 

Click here to access the official USC SAS page and learn more about how to access and get support for SAS at USC, or use SAS software that is already installed on USC campus computers.

Installation Support

Having trouble installing SAS?  SAS offers multiple options to assist you.

SAS Technical Support:

  • support.sas.com
  • 1-800-727-0025 (Option 2)
  • Chat with SAS support link located at top right of page.

Still having installation issues?  Please contact USC IT support.

SAS Tutorials

Need help using SAS?  The Educational Analytical Suite contains free e-learning resources.

Each university user can start their free access through the SAS Academic Hub. Select either the tab "For Educators" or "For Students" and follow the steps to activate. Please login with the SAS Profile that uses your university affiliated email address.

 

Free courses:

  • SAS Programming 1: Essentials
    • This course is for users who want to learn how to write SAS programs.
  • Statistics 1
    • This course focuses on statistical analyses; t-tests, ANOVA, linear regression, and logistic regression.
  • Video Tutorials
    • Getting Started, Accessing Data, Managing Data, Creating Graphs, Statistical Analyses
  • Short Videos
    • Short videos from expert SAS instructors covering specific tasks.

SAS Communities

SAS users have formed many community groups that can also offer assistance:

Other Resources

The links below provide access to free SAS learning resources from other academic institutions.