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I want to create a data step that keeps only dates greater or equal to Aug 15, 2016. A sample of the data is listed below.

data want;

set have;

if Incident_ts ge ??;

run;

 

 

INCIDENT_TS Frequency Percent Cumulative
Frequency
Cumulative
Percent
13FEB11:08:00:00 1 0.00 1 0.00
13APR11:08:00:00 1 0.00 2 0.01

 

 informat INCIDENT_TS anydtdtm40. ;


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‎03-31-2017 03:38 PM
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Re: date values

if datepart(Incident_ts) ge '15AUG2016'd;

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‎03-31-2017 03:38 PM
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Re: date values

if datepart(Incident_ts) ge '15AUG2016'd;

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Re: date values

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Thanks.

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Re: date values

No problem. The key is to recognize that it is a datetime value, not a date, so you need to extract the date from it and then just use the literal in your expression. 

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