The HPBIN Procedure

TARGET Statement

TARGET variable / LEVEL=level ORDER=order ;

The TARGET statement names the variable that PROC HPBIN uses to calculate the weight of evidence and information value. You can specify the following arguments:


specifies the level of the target variable. The values of level can be BINARY or NOMINAL. If you specify anything other than BINARY or NOMINAL, PROC HPBIN stops with an error message.


specifies the order of the target variable. The values of order can be ASCENDING or DESCENDING. The default is DESCENDING.