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Transposing variables in an input file in SAS that do not have numeric suffix

I have a group of fields in a SAS input dataset.  When trying to transpose the fields I get an error message that the fields do not have a numeric suffix.  The fields are concatenated one next to the other. I have 33 fields in total.  What is the most efficient way to transpose these fields. An example of the names are p_q2a p_q2b p_q2c etc.
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Can you share your Transpose logic and the exact error message from SAS?

You can also look at these PROC TRANSPOSE samples:

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