How to Merge HINTS Data Video Series
Learn how to merge HINTS data for statistical analysis. Dr. Rick Moser, lead HINTS methodologist at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), narrates a series of videos that demonstrate how to merge data from HINTS.
In this first video, he explains the benefits of merging two or more sets of HINTS data and gives an overview of what to do within the SAS software to merge and analyze the data.
In this second video, he explains how to create indicator variables and assign value labels to distinguish between two or more survey iterations.
In this third video, he explains how to create a new, merged data set from two or more survey iterations and verify all the data is accounted for in the new set.
In this fourth video, he explains how to run a quick statistical analysis after creating a merged data set from two or more survey iterations.
In this fifth and final video, he performs a more advanced statistical analysis and explains how to handle missing data.