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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.9

SAS Statistical Analysis (SAS/STAT)
SAS Statistical Analysis (SAS/STAT) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Statistical Analysis System Statistical Analysis (SAS/STAT) software is designed to provide comprehensive statistical utilities for a wide range of statistical analyses, including analysis of variance, categorical data analysis, cluster analysis, multiple imputation, multivariate analysis, power and sample size computations, psychometric analysis, regression, survey data analysis, and survival analysis. Examples include nonlinear mixed models, generalized linear models, correspondence analysis, and robust regression. Additionally, SAS/STAT provides more than 100 prewritten procedures for statistical analysis.

SAS/STAT can access and pull information from most data sources but does not manipulate data. This technology is also a component of VA-supported SAS Base, which can store data in a variety of locations.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.7
Decision Date: 07/31/2019
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: SAS
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (07/31/2019).