Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 19:35:31 -0500
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Shiling Zhang <shiling@MATH.WAYNE.EDU>
Organization: Wayne State University
Subject: Re: SAS Date Question?
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All Date and Time Functions will work fine if one stores it as SAS date, which
will give him a lot of additional advantages.
334 data _null_;
337 put _all_;
X=200007 Y=0 X_YR=2507 Y_YR=1960 _ERROR_=0 _N_=1
NOTE: The DATA statement used 0.11 seconds.
Brian Vuong wrote:
> We currently use YYYYMM, 200007 for July 2000 as standard. Should I
> convert that date standard to SAS date if I want to use it in SAS?
> Is there any benefit for using SAS Date over the above date standard? Do I
> need to convert to SAS date if I need to do analysis or the above date would
> be OK?
> Brian Vuong