Finding number of days between two dates in SAS

I have two dateswhich I need to find the number of days between the two in SAS.

I have tried using Datediff in a PROC SQL Statement, but it cannot find the Datediff function.
moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAsked:
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Aloysius LowCommented:
quite simply, just take the 2 dates and subtract one from the other

in sas the dates are numeric values. e.g. 02 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2010 = 1.

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moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAuthor Commented:
The dates are being stored as

    DATE_A                                          DATE_B
    01JUL2010:00:00:00       and         28SEP2010:06:07:00

I am subtracting DATE_A from DATE_B

Update Questions_Dates
Set Calc_Days = DATE_B - DATEA;

I am getting 7711620 as an answer.  What am I doing incorrectly.  Is it in the formatting.
Aloysius LowCommented:
what you got is the difference in seconds
if you want true date difference, use datepart function for the date: e.g. DATEPART(DATE_A)
moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAuthor Commented:
Thanks,  that was it!
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