The VAR statement specifies one or more numeric variables to analyze. The CLASS and VAR statements are mutually exclusive.

variables

specifies one or more numeric variables to be used in the analysis. The variables must be numeric. For each variable, the VAROUT data set and the metadata contain the following statistics:
Table 6.2: Statistics Recorded for VAR Variables
Statistic

Meaning

N

Number of observations

NMISS

Number of observations that contain a missing value

MIN

Minimum observed value

MAX

Maximum observed value

MEAN

Mean of observed values

STD

Standard deviation

SKEWNESS

Measure of asymmetry

KURTOSIS

Measure of the “heaviness of the tails”

SUM

Sum of all nonmissing observations

CSS

Corrected sum of squares

USS

Sum of squares

(See Appendix 1, “SAS Elementary Statistics Procedures” in
Base SAS Procedures Guide, for formulas and other details.)
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