SAS Institute Alert Note SN-008627

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Date: Tue Nov 19 2002 - 08:59:22 EST

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    SN-008627 ***Alert Note***

    PROC FAMILY reports incorrect results when using character variables

    Product: SAS/Genetics
    Component: FAMILY procedure
    Priority: ALERT

      PROC FAMILY will report incorrect results (0 Chi-square, 0 degrees of
      freedom) when the pedigree ID variable is character and/or the
      individual and parental IDs are character variables.

      To circumvent the problem, convert the character ID(s) to numeric.

    Keywords:
      sas genetics proc family character variables incorrect results incorr
      proc family reports incorrect results when using character variables
      008627 8627

    SAS Note Revised On: Fri, 11 Oct 2002

    System Version Reported Version Fixed

    AIX 64 bit 8.2 TS2M0 9
    AIX/6000 8.2 TS2M0 9
    Compaq Tru64 UNIX 8.2 TS2M0 9
    HP-UX Operating Systems 8.2 TS2M0 9
    HP-UX 64 bit 8.2 TS2M0 9
    Linux 8.2 TS2M0 9
    Solaris 8.2 TS2M0 9
    Solaris 64 bit 8.2 TS2M0 9
    Windows NT 8.2 TS2M0 9

    No Fixes Available

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