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Melody1027
Calcite | Level 5

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In the data file Exe2_Data11.txt, the field indicates contains a street address and a person who lives at that address, age and gender. Create a SAS data set that contains one
observation for each person who lives at a specific address. The finished SAS data set
looks like this:

 

Exe2_Data11.txt

30 Daguilar St
Mary Chan,21,F
David Chan,25,M
Man Chan,2,M
15 Fuk Hi St
William Leung,30,M
20 San Fat St
Walter Ma,25,M
John Ma,50,M
78 Stanley St

 

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PeterClemmensen
Tourmaline | Level 20

Is your desired output a SAS data set or a .txt file?

Melody1027
Calcite | Level 5
SAS data set
Kurt_Bremser
Super User
data want;
infile "path_to_your_file" dlm="," dsd truncover;
length
  address $100
  name $50
  age 8
  gender $1
;
retain address;
input @;
if countw(_infile_,",") > 1
then do;
  input name age gender;
  output;
end;
else input address $100.;
run;

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