The first task is to get a basic overview of the data and conduct a preliminary data quality assessment.
Copy the online_retail data set into your shared folder.
Run a libname statement to access the online_retail data set on your SAS Studio:
libname a '/folders/myfolders';
The LIBNAME statement creates a new library called A that contains the online_retail data set:
A Proc Contents procedure can be run to get a basic understanding of the data set.
Run the code below on your SAS Studio:
proc contents data=a.online_retail;
The CONTENTS procedure displays the descriptor portion of the data set.
We now know that there are 370931 observations in this data set.
The data set also contains eight variables:
You can also open the data set and get an idea the data being captured: