04-08-2015 09:33 PM
I'm not sure this is the correct forum so please someone point me in the right direction if it's not.
I have one population that is distributed a certain way by length of tenure and I'd like to sample from another population such that I end up with the same distribution.
For example I have pop A summarized as follows:
tenure 1 10
tenure 2 30
tenure 3 25
tenure 4 35
and I'd like to randomly sample from pop B (say, 1,000,000 records) so that the 4 tenure buckets distribute just like pop A above so I'd have:
Pop B N
tenure 1 100,000
tenure 2 300,000
tenure 3 250,000
tenure 4 350,000
I imagine there has to be some sort of statistical/sampling PROC to achieve this? If not, perhaps some basic code?
thanks a ton for any assistance!
04-09-2015 12:10 AM
Thank you Reeza, can you please provide sample syntax of how this would be accomplished with PROC SURVEYSELECT? I've looked at the documentation and it seems pretty complex.