Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 14:03:17 -0800
Reply-To: sonik son <sonikson@GMAIL.COM>
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From: sonik son <sonikson@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: How to randomly select records from a large data set?
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On Jan 21, 2:47 pm, Melodyp <pearsonmel...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello! I have a question on how to select about 8500 records from a
> nearly one million records dataset.
> The 8500 records must be randomly selected.
> Thank you in advance for your help.
I would recommend PROC SURVEYSELECT.The SAMPSIZE option will allow you
to select the number of records you wish to be pulled (8500, in your
case) from the master dataset.